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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User Review  - mbolle1 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed reading this book because I found it to be an excellent rendition of an old-tale that has been passed down for many, many years. The first thing that I enjoyed about this particular book is ... Read full review

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Lindsey Johnson Book #6 Grade Level – Primary Genre- Traditional literature Book Summary: One day a little old woman and a little old man decide to make a gingerbread man, when they open the oven he ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

All Jim Aylesworth's stories for young children are filled with rhythm and read-out-loud sound. No surprise. Jim taught first grade for 25 years, and read aloud to his students countless times. He knows what they like to hear - piercing hog calls, nonsensical rhymes, or the shriek of a train cutting through the night. "Writing children's books is my way of being the teacher beyond the walls of my classroom for children that I may never know," Aylesworth says. But the rapt attention of his former students remains his inspiration. Jim Aylesworth lives in Chicago with his wife, Donna. For more information about Jim Aylesworth, and Barbara McClintock is a distinguished illustrator and collaborator with Jim Aylesworth who has three times had her works named The New York Times Best Illustrated. She began drawing as a very young child and was later encouraged by the author/illustrator Maurice Sendak. "He told me how to put together a dummy book and suggested I move to New York" - so she did. McClintock lives in Connecticut. She's had her work exhibited at several art galleries. For more information about Barbara McClintock, visit:

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