The Gingerbread Boy

The Gingerbread Boy

by Richard Egielski

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Overview

“A spirited version of the story of the gingerbread boy.” —New York Times

"A smooth and sophisticated version of the famous tale." —The Horn Book

In this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecott-winning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a well-loved tale. This time, the gingerbread boy is on the loose in New York City, and he taunts everyone from construction workers to subway musicians, until his fateful chase through Central Park!

A School Library Journal Best Book and New York Public Library “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064437080
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/22/2000
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 375,996
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Lexile: 520L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Richard Egielski is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of Hey, Al and many other books for children, including the Tub People series by Pam Conrad. He is also the author and illustrator of Buz and Jazper, both New York Times Best Illustrated Books, Three Magic Balls, and The Gingerbread Boy. Mr. Egielski lives in Milford, New Jersey, with his wife and son.


Richard Egielski is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of Hey, Al and many other books for children, including the Tub People series by Pam Conrad. He is also the author and illustrator of Buz and Jazper, both New York Times Best Illustrated Books, Three Magic Balls, and The Gingerbread Boy. Mr. Egielski lives in Milford, New Jersey, with his wife and son.

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