This is a charming sports story with full-colour illustrations starring Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley. It is perfect for children learning to read. When Stanley Lamb chop joins the rounders team, he discovers that being flat can help him play. But not everyone thinks that flat players should be allowed...The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 1 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for new readers who are beginning to read simple stories with help. It includes short, simple sentences; familiar, repeated words; big, clear type; 1 - 5 lines per page; bright, fun pictures to help talk about the story. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading.