By: Jon Agee
Published: March 2015
Audience: Preschool- Second Grade
Bang! Clink! Clack! Whooooosh! Who is making all that noise in the middle of the night? Why, it's only Stanley! When Stanley the beagle keeps waking up the Wimbledon family with mysterious noises, they find him being quite handy- fixing the oil tank and clearing the tub drain. Little do they know that Stanley is actually building something that will blast them out-of-this-world!
With rhyming text and brief sentences on each page, this picture book is a quick and fun read for children up to third grade. There is plenty of humor and wacky words in the story, which make it an excellent read-aloud.
Stanley the beagle is adorable in this book, as goes about his master plan, no matter how disruptive he is to his owners! If you are looking for a funny picture book, you will definitely enjoy this story. If you are also a dog lover, you will love it even more!