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Stanley’s Beauty Contest

Series: stanley

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Stanley’s people are so preoccupied with primping him for the dog show in the park that they forgot his breakfast. This makes Stanley very grumpy.#At the park, Stanley meets up with his old friends Nutsy, Alice and Gassy Jack. Together the friends look longingly at the grand prize: the biggest, most scrumptious-smelling dog cookie ever. Once Stanley gets a whiff of its bubbling cheese, sizzling bacon and apple pie aromas, he’s determined to win. So what if he’s not the fastest, most talented or most beautiful dog in the show?#We know that Stanley’s rumbling tummy always leads him into adventure — or a big pile of trouble — and this time is no exception. Join Stanley and his friends in the best dogpile ever as they show us humans that dogs know best, and that what really counts is having fun!

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Stanley’s people are so preoccupied with primping him for the dog show in the park that they forgot his breakfast. This makes Stanley very grumpy.#At the park, Stanley meets up with his old friends Nutsy, Alice and Gassy Jack. Together the friends look longingly at the grand prize: the biggest, most scrumptious-smelling dog cookie ever. Once Stanley gets a whiff of its bubbling cheese, sizzling bacon and apple pie aromas, he’s determined to win. So what if he’s not the fastest, most talented or most beautiful dog in the show?#We know that Stanley’s rumbling tummy always leads him into adventure — or a big pile of trouble — and this time is no exception. Join Stanley and his friends in the best dogpile ever as they show us humans that dogs know best, and that what really counts is having fun!

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Cover

Hardcover

Educational resources

Curriculum

Humor

Reading Levels

    lexile level
  • 550L

  • guided reading
  • L

  • guided reading grade level
  • 2/3

  • lexile code
  • Adult Directed

  • accelerated reader interest lvl
  • LG

  • accelerated reader reading level
  • 2.6

AWARDS & REVIEWS

Reviews

"Stanley's many fans will love poring over this adventure."

School Library Journal, 01/03/2009

"Stanley is an expressive and appealing pooch whose heart is always in the right place."

Kirkus Reviews, 01/02/2009

"Stanley has lost none of his energetic appeal in this, his fourth adventure."

Quill & Quire, 01/01/2009

Awards

  • 2010 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, Winner

  • 2010 - Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed

  • 2010 - Chocolate Lily Book Award, Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Award, Short-listed

  • 2010 - Shining Willow Award, Foreword Magazine, Short-listed

  • 2009 - Book of the Year, , Short-listed

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