Today’s Kindle Daily Deal for kids is Stanley Goes For A Drive (4/5 stars, ages preschool and up, priced at $1.99 today only). From Amazon:
One hot day, Stanley sets out for a drive with little on his mind. The road is dusty, the pond dry, the cows hot and tiredGÇöa usual summer day…or is it? In his first book for children, renowned graphic designer Craig Frazier has combined bold, dynamic illustrations with a simple story that celebrates the imagination and the art of looking at the world in your own way.
Amazon reviewer Frederic H. Kelley says:
As a professional graphic designer with more than thirty years experience, a father and now grandfather, I give Craig Frazier an “A-Plus” on his first effort as author/illustrator/designer of a book for children.
School-age kids might also enjoy the adventures of a very different Stanley: Flat Stanley.
The Flat Stanley Collection – Four Complete Books (no reviews yet but reviews for the individual books in this volume range from 4-5/5 stars, ages 7 and up, currently priced at $7.99 for the set of four books) – This ebook box set includes (click the links below to buy the individual volumes separately, currently priced at $3.79 each):
Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure! – When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening to him. Stanley gets rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat, but he’s a hero!
Stanley, Flat Again! – Stanley Lambchop has had his share of unusual adventures. But being flat was one thing he thought he was through with forever. Then one morning, he discovers he was wrong. Still, there is so much that a boy who is only one inch thick can do that a round person can’t. Maybe this time, all it will take is one amazing event for everything to finally make sense.
Stanley in Space – A Far-out adventure! The President of the United States has chosen Stanley Lambchop and his family to become the first humans to fly in the Star Scout, a new top-secret spaceship. Stanley’s most exciting adventure is about to begin. He’ll meet the Queen of England, have a birthday party in outer space, and save a whole planet of aliens from danger. Oh, that Stanley!
Invisible Stanley – One morning, after a terrible storm, Stanley Lambchop is nowhere to be found. His family can hear him, and there is a lump under his covers, but no one can find him! Just where is that boy? Then they discover the truth — Stanley is invisible! At first, Stanley is very busy. There’s so much for an invisible boy to do. But will he stay that way forever?