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On Top Of The Top

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Enjoying CityWalk

Universal CityWalk

Stanley Hikes

Hiking at the Victory Trailhead Head

Tabby and Flat Stanley

Tabby and Stanley

I met Flat Stanley when I was in first grade. Instead of sending him away to a friend, he got to spend Spring Break with me and my family. When I met him we spent all 9 days of spring break together.


Flat Stanley meets a few celebrities

Flat Stanley left Indialantic, FL to explore California.  He met up with his friend Violette who showed him around.  He was able to sit courtside at the Laker game.  He then was able to head over to the Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach where he met Christian Slater and Jesse McCartney.  Stanley says […]

Tracy Family

A Day In The Life Of Flat Stanley

My husband & children worked on this as a fun, family project today. It’s a scene from A Day In The Life Of Flat Stanley. This is his room, which features his bed, a nightstand, his dog, his toybox, his skateboard, a throw rug & of course, the infamous […]

San Francisco Bay with Dave

San Francisco Bay Area

For this visit Flat Stanley travleled 121 miles one way, 242 round trip, to visit the Federico family in the Bay Area, We spent the day skating, listening to music, eating & surfing the net. His trip here was enlightening as he got to visit Silicon Valley, home of high […]

Natural Bridges Butterflies


LA with Elise Tompson from the LAist

Flat Stanley Works the Red Carpet March 30, 2008

All photos and comments by Elise Thompson for LAist (used with permission) Thanks!

Flat Stanley makes a splash on the red carpet

Look out, Julia Roberts! Pretty Flat Stanley is here!”

Louis Gossett Jr. will always be a screaming drill sergeant in […]

Las Vegas

Stanley Visits Las Vegas with Charlene


Camping in the California Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Borrego Desert State Park

Sacramento Kings Basketball

Sacramento Kings vs the Memphis Grizzlies

(Special thanks to Daniel A. Allen from the Yolo County Office of Education, CA)

A bird’s eye view of the action.

With Memphis Grizzlies star, Andre Emmett

Flat Stanley and the King’s Mascot, Slamson


Death Valley

Death valley

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Here are some photos of a trip we took to oversee the Golden Gate bridge. I thought that would be an iconic image of San Francisco. We had to cross over the bridge itself from the city and climb up the mountains along a swing back road to the peak opposite the […]

Children’s Hospital Central California

Children’s Hospital Central California

Flat Stanley visited Children’s Hospital Central California in Madera. He spent time with patients in the Child Life Classroom. He especially enjoyed hanging out in the Book Nook with Child Life Aide Amy Russo and patients Rebecca and Jose.


California- Sacramento and the Capital

Capital building in Sacramento, California Flat Stanley went on a field trip with Dewey Fundamental School’s 4th grade class.   They went to visit the capital building in Sacramento. First students showed Stanley what California looks like on the map.  . For lunch Stanley had a picnic in the beautiful lawns of the capital.  The squirrels thought […]

California- Los Angeles and Las Vegas

Flat Stanley’s Adventure To California and Las Vegas Flat Stanley came from a first grade class in Michigan. He began his adventure in Los Angeles, California. First he went to the “Queen Mary” in Long Beach, California. The Queen Mary originally came from Europe after World War II. It docked in New York. My father‘s […]

California- Laguna Beach

California- Laguna Beach

California – Amgen

California – Amgen