The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man

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by Catherine McCafferty
     
 

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In this beloved tale, the Gingerbread Man escapes from the oven and has to outrun all the creatures that try to catch him! Children will eagerly continue reading to see if he is able to avoid the clever fox or if he will end up as an afternoon snack. --Between the pages of the Brighter Child(R) Keepsake Stories books are the classic tales of magic, imagination, and

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In this beloved tale, the Gingerbread Man escapes from the oven and has to outrun all the creatures that try to catch him! Children will eagerly continue reading to see if he is able to avoid the clever fox or if he will end up as an afternoon snack. --Between the pages of the Brighter Child(R) Keepsake Stories books are the classic tales of magic, imagination, and inspiration that will delight children again and again. From the hard-working Red Hen to the foolish Gingerbread Man, these stories will capture children's interest and spark their imagination page after page, inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading. Each book includes 32 pages of fresh, captivating illustrations, and measures 8" x 8".

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Children's Literature
The version of this fairy/morality tale is the one I remember hearing as a child. The freshly baked Gingerbread Man escapes from the oven and as he runs away from the old couple that made him, an entourage of creatures decide to join the chase. Car, snake and goose all think The Gingerbread Man would be a delicious snack. When he meets up with the wily fox who offers to transport him across the river to escape his pursuers, The Gingerbread Man meets his match and fateful end. The illustrations are perfectly attuned to the text and this is a presentation that should last. A "Brighter Child Keepsake Story." 2002, McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing,
— Marilyn Courtot

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781624428807
Publisher:
Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/29/2013
Series:
Keepsake Stories
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
309,817
File size:
12 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Catherine McCafferty has written numerous nonfiction and fiction books for children, including two titles in the McGraw-Hill Adventure Books series. She lives in Pennsylvania where she teaches children's creative writing classes and works as a children's librarian.

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Gingerbread Man 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Gingerbread man is a wonderful children's book, and should be read by elementary school teachers to their students. The kids will really enjoy the story.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a simplistic book that will teach children that no matter how good or great they might be or see themselves as being, that it's not in their best interest to become too cocky or they might get gotten in a bad way.
arDT More than 1 year ago
had my mouth watering