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  • Flat Stanley Christmas Giveaway

    My kids are still in preschool, so I only know of Flat Stanley by reputation, so to speak. But my understanding is that he’s incorporated into school curricula to expose children to travel and places other than where they live. Here’s the Wikipedia synopsis:

    Stanley Lambchop and his younger brother Arthur are given a big bulletin board by their Dad for putting pictures and posters on. He hangs it on the wall over Stanley’s bed, but during the night the board falls from the wall, flattening Stanley in his sleep. He survives and makes the best of his altered state, and soon he is entering locked rooms by sliding under the door, and playing with his younger brother by being used as a kite. Stanley even helps catch some art museum sneak thieves by posing as a painting on the wall. But one special advantage is that Flat Stanley can now visit his friends by being mailed in an envelope. Eventually Arthur, who tires of all the attention Stanley has been getting, reverts Stanley to his proper shape through an air pump used for footballs.

    Today’s giveaway is for paperback versions of the original book, Flat Stanley,as well as the companion book, Stanley’s Christmas Adventure.

    To enter this giveaway, simply fill out the form below. (If you’re reading this in a feed aggregator or email, you may need to click through to the post to reach the form. If you’re having trouble filling out the form, try going directly to the published form.)

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    For a third entry, follow me on Twitter and tweet about the giveaway. Then fill out the form to let me know you’ve done so (include the link to your update).

    For a fourth entry, blog about the giveaway on your own blog. Then let me know about it by filling out the form again with the link to your post.

    You can enter up to four times (one for each type), and you must complete the form once per entry. Only one entry of each type per email address will be counted. I’ll select the winner using Random.org and announce them here on CFO as well as contact them by email. The winner must respond within 48 hours, otherwise their prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected.

    The giveaway ends at 9:00 p.m. PDT on Thursday, November 5, and is open to U.S. residents only.

    Good luck!

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