Stanley Will Probably Be Fine

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5.5 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author
Sally J. Pla is the award-winning author of a picture book and three acclaimed novels, including The Fire, the Water, and Maudie McGinn, winner of a Schneider Family Book Award. She has English degrees from Colgate and Penn State and has worked as a business journalist and in public education. Sally, who's neurodivergent, believes in the beauty of difference, and that we are all stars shining with different lights. Visit her online at

Steve Wolfhard was born in Ontario, Canada, and has been drawing comics since he graduated from animation college. Steve has a fat barn cat named Haircut, whom he loves but does not like. The first zombie movie Steve ever saw was Return of the Living Dead, and it still scares the crud out of him.

"In Stanley Will Probably Be Fine, Sally J. Pla captures the challenges of moving through a world that can sometimes feel too big to face and introduces a character that readers cannot help but root for. A fun, vibrant story full of humanity and heart!"--Booki Vivat, New York Times bestselling author of Frazzled
"Stanley Fortinbras is a master of superhero lore, an artist, a kid who deeply feels the impact of his surroundings, and a protagonist with enough heart and soul for a thousand comic-con attendees. Readers of Stanley Will Probably Be Fine will be much more than fine; they'll be elated."--Mike Jung, author of Unidentified Suburban Object
"Stanley is an eminently lovable underdog!"--Leslie Connor, author of All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook and The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle
"An excellent addition to promote social-emotional learning."--School Library Journal
★ "[Stanley is] a multidimensional character of great depth who gradually learns how to calm his worried mind. Add to the growing list of intelligent books about kids whose brains operate outside the norm."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Stanley's anxiety and sensory processing disorder are portrayed in a sensitive and relatable way. Refreshing."--Booklist
"Comics fans and young readers who experience the world more intensely than their peers will love this one."