The Gingerbread Girl

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Dutton Children's Books, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
51 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
The ending is quite different from the Gingerbread Boy. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ashley Whiteley - Goodreads

I loved the story. The ending is sweet and it is not like expected. The rhyme for the gingerbread girl is cute and catchy. There is no one quite like the gingerbread girl. Read full review

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User Review  - Diana Ruby - Goodreads

Loved it. I read it to some of the kids at a child development center where I volunteer. Read full review

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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