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Stops Mount Rushmore from collapsing!

The whole Lambchop family is off to see Mount Rushmore. But when Flat Stanley and his brother, Arthur, team up with a scrappy cowgirl named Calamity Jasper, their vacation turns into the Wild West experience of a lifetime. Pretty soon, they find themselves in a real tight spot—even for a flat boy like Stanley.

Rescues the priceless Egyptian Giant Scrolls of Papyrus!

When you’re flat like Stanley, traveling is always easy! So when Stanley receives a letter from an archaeologist, he travels by airmail to Egypt to help find an ancient treasure deep in the heart of a great pyramid. But what if even the flattest boy on earth can’t wriggle out of this dark tomb—and the terrible mess he finds himself in?

Battles with deadly ninjas in Japan!

Stanley and his brother, Arthur, are such huge fans of the movie star ninja Oda Nobu that they decide to send him something even better than fan mail—Stanley himself! Soon enough, Flat Stanley is in Japan, seeing the country with his idol. But when trouble surprises them, it will take a real hero to save the day.

Floats above ski trails in Canada—as a human snowboard!

Stanley and his family are in Canada for some skiing and winter fun. But when Stanley and his friend Nick go snowboarding—with Stanley as the snowboard—they take a midair tumble … and find themselves floating in an amazing Canadian cross-country journey that might just be Stanley’s wildest adventure yet!

Helps a famous matador in a Mexican bullfight!

When Stanley’s mother needs the secret ingredient for a special recipe, Stanley mails himself to Mexico to track down its mysterious maker. But when a band of spies threatens to steal the secret, Stanley’s simple trip becomes a race against an opponent that even a flat boy like himself can’t slip past!

Canoes down an African river!

When a flat skull is discovered in Africa, Stanley Lambchop decides to travel there with his brother, Arthur, and their father, George. Maybe studying the skull will give them clues to Stanley’s flatness. But once in Africa, the Lambchops are in for more adventure than they bargained for. From lions to zebras to elephants, it’s the safari of a lifetime!

Cartwheels over the Terracotta Army!

Ouch! Stanley accidentally caused twin acrobats Yin and Yang to take a tumble right before their Chinese New Year show. Yang’s foot is broken—but luckily, Flat Stanley is flexible enough to take his place. To make up for his mistake, Stanley travels to China to help out—but can he learn all their amazing tricks in time?

And he even explores the Great Barrier Reef!

Stanley and his brother, Arthur, have just won a trip to Australia! They fly down under on a private jet and go diving in the Great Barrier Reef. But when Arthur launches him into the air for a game of boomerang, Stanley is accidentally sent spinning into an amazing adventure deep in the heart of the Australian outback!

Flat Stanley has worldwide adventures—and you should, too!

When you’re flat like Stanley Lambchop, you can pretty much travel anywhere. But that doesn’t mean he’s been
every
where! Whether you’re going on vacation or to the grocery store, take Stanley along with you on your adventure. Snap a photo with him and log onto www.flatstanleybooks.com. Upload your photos to the Family Adventures Gallery! And while you’re there, check out all the games, global facts, and more activities for kids, parents, and classrooms!

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www.flatstanleybooks.com
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Credits

Cover art by Macky Pamintuan

Cover design by Alison Klapthor

Copyright

FLAT STANLEY’S WORLDWIDE ADVENTURES
: The US Capital Commotion

Text copyright © 2012 by the Trust u/w/o Richard C. Brown a/k/a Jeff Brown f/b/o Duncan Brown.

Illustrations by Macky Pamintuan, copyright © 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. By payment of the required fees, you have been granted the non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and read the text of this e-book on-screen. No part of this text may be reproduced, transmitted, down-loaded, decompiled, reverse engineered, or stored in or introduced into any information storage and retrieval system, in any form or by any means, whether electronic or mechanical, now known or hereinafter invented, without the express written permission of HarperCollins e-books.

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Greenhut, Josh.

The US capital commotion / created by Jeff Brown ; written by Josh Greenhut ; pictures by Macky Pamintuan.—1st ed.

p. cm.—(Flat Stanley’s worldwide adventures; #9)

ISBN 978-0-06-157436-8 (trade bdg.)—ISBN 978-0-06-143019-0 (pbk.)

EPub Edition © DECEMBER 2011 ISBN: 9780062099136

[1. Heroes—Fiction. 2. Washington (D.C.)—Fiction.] I. Brown, Jeff, 1926-2003. II. Pamintuan, Macky, ill. III. Title. IV. Title: U.S. capital commotion.

PZ7.G84568Us 2012
2011022927
[Fic]—dc23
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