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Stanley's Party

by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Bill Slavin

tagged: dogs, humorous stories
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list price: $17.95
edition:Hardcover
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published: Feb 2003
pages: 32
ISBN:9781553373827
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

Stanley's people go out a lot. Stanley is a good dog, but one night, while they're away, the temptation becomes too great and he sneaks up onto the couch. What a wonderful experience! Soon he's also blasting the music, dancing around the living room and raiding the fridge. Stanley's never had so much fun! But after a couple of weeks something is missing, and Stanley realizes that partying alone has lost its thrill.

About the Authors

Linda Bailey

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Bill Slavin has illustrated over eighty books for children, both fiction and non-fiction. He lives in Canada.

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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
3 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Awards
  • Short-listed, Patricia Gallagher Picture Book Award, Oregon Reading Association
  • Winner, Ministry of Education Time to Read
  • Winner, SMART Award
  • Winner, Child Magazine Best Children's Book Award
  • Short-listed, California Library Association Young Reader Medal
  • Winner, Georgia Picture Storybook Award
  • Winner, Shining Willow Award, Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Awards
  • Winner, Chocolate Lily Award
  • Winner, Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize
  • Winner, Book of the Year Award - Silver Medal, ForeWord Magazine
  • Winner, Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association
  • Winner, Zena Sutherland Award for Children's Literature
  • Winner, Tiny Torgi Literary Award, Canadian National Institute for the Blind
  • Winner, Best Bets, Ontario Library Association
  • Winner, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award
Editorial Reviews

This is a funny, delightful book ... even if you're not a fan of real dogs, this book is a riot.

— Quill & Quire Starred Review

Slavin's polished paintings of Stanley's antics and Bailey's confident, breezy story add up to a triumphant cautionary tale that will leave both adults and kid laughing.

— Kirkus Reviews

This is first-class entertainment all the way, with a last line - “If you don't believe me, ask your dog” - that's cheekiness itself.

— Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

This humorous story makes an ideal read-aloud. Dog lovers and party animals alike will howl with delight.

— School Library Journal

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