The Amazing Mexican Secret (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures)
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In this fifth installment of Stanley's international adventures, Stanley is off to Mexico in search of a secret ingredient! Assisted by some new friends, Stanley dodges spies and sails over waterfalls in a Mexican adventure with a surprise twist.
a small, rectangular building on top. Isabel ran ahead and started up the steps. Esteban and Felipe followed her. Eduardo slowed his pace to walk alongside Stanley. “This was once a royal city,” he explained. “There were roads, a palace, and aqueducts to carry water. For two thousand years, the Mayan empire stretched from here to Honduras. The Maya were scientists and mathematicians. They made a calendar that is more accurate than ours today. They figured out how long a year is on the planet
wished she hadn’t sent his friends away. “Why couldn’t they come, too?” he sulked. “Because they could not,” Carmen declared. “They were just trying to help,” Stanley said. “They came all this way, and you made them stop just steps from La Abuela’s house. It’s not fair.” He kicked a step hard with his toe. “Stanley,” Carmen said. “How did you become flat?” “The bulletin board over my bed squashed me in the middle of the night,” Stanley grumbled. “Was that fair?” said Carmen. “No.” Stanley
grasped his other hand, lifted him off the ground, and gave him a little shake. The bull did not look very happy to see Stanley. Its muscles rippled. Its hooves thundered in clouds of dust. Stanley gulped and squeezed his eyes shut. Suddenly, a hysterical shriek pierced the air. “STOP THAT BULL!” I know that scream, thought Stanley. He opened one eye. With a shrug, Carmen calmly lifted him onto her shoulders and stepped aside to let the bull pass. “YOU KEEP THAT BULL AWAY FROM MY SON
did they lure these intergalactic visitors for another, secret reason? Stanley’s Back and Flatter Than Ever! Stanley Lambchop thought he was back to being a normal, round boy for good—until one morning when, out of nowhere, he seems to have gone flat. Again. While being half an inch thick has its interesting points, Stanley can’t help wondering why he can’t just be like everybody else. But when disaster strikes downtown and one of Stanley’s classmates is trapped, Stanley discovers that
their two children. MACKY PAMINTUAN is an accomplished illustrator. He lives in the Philippines with his wife, Aymone, their baby girl, Alison, and their pet Westie, Winter. Visit www.AuthorTracker.com for exclusive information on your favorite HarperCollins author. CATCH FLAT STANLEY’S WORLDWIDE ADVENTURES: The Mount Rushmore Calamity The Great Egyptian Grave Robbery The Japanese Ninja Surprise The Intrepid Canadian Expedition The Amazing Mexican Secret AND DON’T MISS ANY OF THESE