The gingerbread boy

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Publisher:
Seabury Press
Pub. Date:
[1975]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.2 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
Description
"The classic tale of the old couple, with no children of their own, who bake a gingerbread boy to keep them company. Just as the little old woman is about to take him from the oven, he slips away and runs out the door past a cow, a horse, a group of threshers, mowers, etc. All follow in hot pursuit until the gingerbread boy meets up with a wily fox, and 'at last and at last he went the way of every single gingerbread boy that ever came out of an oven . . . He was all gone!' A wonderfully frenetic cross-country chase is depicted in Galdone's broadly humorous color wash drawings. Of the eight editions of this well-known story now in print, this hilarious version is the most delectable." --School Library Journal, starred "Galdone has already proven many times over that he is perfectly at home with those traditional nursery tales that are still preschoolers' favorites, and his expressive, unassuming style just right for their very young audience. . . . Children will follow along breathlessly . . . right up to that last snip snap snip when the Gingerbread Boy goes 'the way of every single gingerbread boy that ever came out of an oven.'"--Kirkus Reviews
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ISBN:
9780618836864
9780816431328
9780395287996
9780899191638
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.2, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
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Grouping Title gingerbread boy
Grouping Author galdone paul
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-11 04:47:18AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-16 04:41:07AM

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publishDate 1975, 2006
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subject_facet Big books, Fairy tales, Fairy tales -- Juvenile fiction, Folklore, Folklore -- Fiction, Picture books for children
title_display The gingerbread boy
title_full The gingerbread boy Galdone, Paul., The gingerbread boy [big book] / [illustrated by] Paul Galdone
title_short The gingerbread boy
topic_facet Fairy tales, Folklore