The Gingerbread Girl

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Dutton Children's Books, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
49 Reviews
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

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great read aloud; great for writing workshop - Goodreads
The ending is sweet and it is not like expected. - Goodreads
... the pictures also show the story. - Goodreads

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Such a cute book! I read it twice! Read full review

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About the author (2006)

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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