Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Would the real Stanley Carrot please stand up?

By: Rob Stevens
Location: FIC STE
Genre: Funny, Family and Real

"I've spent too long watching life from the sidelines. Now it's time to get in the game."

Stanley 'Carrot' Harris is ginger, tubby and definitely not cool. And he has a secret: he's adopted, and this makes him feel like he's never quite fitted in.

On his thirteenth birthday, he receives the one thing he's been waiting his whole life for: a card from his long-lost birth mother, asking to meet up. But Stanley isn't sure: what if he's a big disappointment to her? So he hatches a plan - and he's going to need a stand-in Stanley, someone who is handsome, sporty and God's Gift to Mothers.

What Stanley doesn't realise is he's about to have the most confusing time of his life . . . just who is the real Stanley Carrot?

"Would the Real Stanley Please Carrot Stand Up? was a heartfelt novel that featured doubts and fears of one that has been adopted and the insecurities that result from those apprehensions. It revealed the wonder of redemption and second chances, of belonging, of family and friends. It showed us that we all have our flaws and we all have our quirks but it's those beautiful differences that makes us so incredibly unique. I absolutely adored this book and I advise you to pick it up, as I guarantee that you'll most probably love it too!" Kyra- Goodreads.

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