Out Now!

In Stanky & Cece: Out of Control, Stanky & Cece are eager to join their friends at the river for a day of fun.  Unfortunately, things get out of control when Stanky makes a decision that would make Cece happy–but he knows isnt right for him.

Ultimately, Stanky & Cece learn valuable lessons about responsibility, friendships, and self-confidence.

Adventures can be fun and safe–when we make choices that honor ourselves and our values.

Co-authors Chad Hanstedt and Kathy Sparrow team with Illustrators Jacob Gray and James Koenig to share the adventures and valuable lessons of Stanky & Cece. The adventures of Stanky & Cece are a wonderful way to introduce kids ages 3-8 to new adventures in exploring nature, being responsible for their actions, and making amends.

These engaging books:

  • encourage children to look for opportunities to make the right choices
  • affirm that everyone makes mistakes
  • teaches children that mistakes can be forgiven
  • appeals to kids’ enjoyment of animals, trucks, and nature
  • can be read aloud for storytime or enjoyed as an independent read

What does it mean to make good choices?
Best friends, Stanky, the jeep, and Cece the dog, soon discover that each adventure holds the opportunity to make the right decision and take responsibility for their actions.

In Stanky & Cece: Break the Rules, the friends head out for an adventure, and one bad decision lands them into trouble—creating havoc for a family of rabbits.

Ultimately, Stanky & Cece learn a valuable lesson about making good choices, apologizing for their mistakes, and taking responsibility to fix what they destroyed.

Adventures can be fun and safe—when we follow the rules and make the right decisions.

Download your very own coloring page from Stanky & Cece: Break the Rules