The Gingerbread Girl

The Gingerbread Girl

by Lisa Campbell Ernst


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The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst

The lonely old woman and the lonely old man decide to bake a girl this time, but when they open the oven, she runs off like her brother did. Never fear, this smart cookie has a plan to outfox the fox. Will it work? Let's just say that the ending is sweet for everyone.

'Ernst's familiar art, here placed against gingham-check backgrounds, utilizes the oversize format to best advantage, with large characters leaping out of their frames. On the cover, the candy-studded Gingerbread Girl with licorice-whip hair stares boldly out at readers. Kids won't be able to resist following her inside.'-Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780525476672
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/21/2006
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 117,582
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 12.31(h) x 0.37(d)
Lexile: AD950L (what's this?)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

Lisa Campbell Ernst is the author-illustrator of The Turn-Around, Upside-Down Alphabet Book and many other popular picture books. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Gingerbread Girl 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
With clever twists and engaging word choice, topped off with catchy illustrations, this entertaining tale made a fun read for our entire family. Also works in PERFECTLY for a gingerbread theme at school.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Lisa Campbell-Ernst never fails to deliver a fun and entertaining read. My students and I always love reading her books and this one is just awesome! I will read it to my daughters and students often! Great book...AGAIN!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My 4K class loved this book! They enjoyed reading it over and over...they also enjoyed the sequel "The Gingerbread Girl Animal Crackers" by the same author. My class thought it was super funny that the girl didnt get eaten by the fox like her brother.
arDT More than 1 year ago
a smartr one than her brother
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
great compannion story for the Gingerbread boy. A different point of view on a old story.
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StephanieFL More than 1 year ago
one of my favorite childrens books! fun, fun, fun!!!
MMuy More than 1 year ago
My daughters kindergarten teacher read this book regularly to the class. It become one of my favorites from the first time I heard her read it. Catchy rhymes and a sassy character make it fun to read over and over.
Reader40 More than 1 year ago
My two daughters REALLY liked this story. They were repeating the GIngerbread Girl's lines for a week. Funny, catchy phrase, nice illustrations.
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