The Gingerbread Man

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Scholastic Press, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In this irresistible retelling, the Gingerbread Man taunts a crowd of hungry cookie lovers. Children will enjoy chiming in with Aylesworth's charming, rollicking refrains, accompanied by whimsical animal images -- plus a delicious recipe for gingerbread men!

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THE GINGERBREAD MAN

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A traditional cumulative tale, which Aylesworth (My Sister's Rusty Bike, 1996, etc.) endows with a lively pace, is illustrated in a decidedly old-fashioned style, giving the book the look and feel of ... Read full review

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User Review  - windi769405 - Overstock.com

I have been looking for this particular version of the gingerbread man for awhile. It was a Christmas surprise for my 4 year old daughter. She loved it. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Jim Aylesworth tells his stories with generous doses of "out loud" sounds, rhythms, and rhymes. His 25-year teaching career taught him exactly what children love best in a story. He lives in Chicago, IL with his wife.



Barbara McClintock's distinguished books have four times been honored as NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Children's Books.

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