The Adventures of Flat Stanley

Hey Greg,

Final picture of this part of my adventure, I'm afraid. Your uncle Greg and aunt Penny fly to Los Angeles tomorrow and Greg says I have to be packed in the suitcase. It's OK - at least it won't be as long as I was inside that envelope when I was coming to Britain all those months ago.

But, before I left Britain I wanted to send you the photo with me and Kofi Annan, the Secretary General of the United Nations. You can see that we are just outside 10 Downing Street in London which is where Tony Blair, the British Prime Minister, lives. (It's the equivalent of the White House in Washington. Tony Blair also has another really big house in the country called Chequers which I guess is similar to Camp David where the President goes sometimes).

Anyway, Kofi Annan was having a meeting with Tony Blair and I was able to listen as well as let them have my views on the current situation. Both Tony Blair and Kofi Annan were very glad that I was able to help them out with things.

The funny thing was though, that when Kofi Annan was talking with the newspaper and television reporters outside number 10, he forgot he was holding me! You can see that I am just about slipping out of his hands but luckily he caught me again before I fell.

Well, it's been fun here in Britain but I will be glad to get back home again (although Greg tells me it's still really, really cold at home. It's been sunny and warm here for the past week or so).

So, I'll see you soon.

Your pal,

Flat Stanley


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