The Gingerbread Boy

Paperback | August 22, 2000

byRichard Egielski

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“A spirited version of the story of the gingerbread boy.” —New York Times

"A smooth and sophisticated version of the famous tale." The Horn Book

In this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecott-winning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a well-loved tale. This time, the gingerbread boy is on the loose in New York City, and he taunts everyone from construction workers to subway musicians, until his fateful chase through Central Park!

A School Library Journal Best Book and New York Public Library “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing.”

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“A spirited version of the story of the gingerbread boy.” —New York Times"A smooth and sophisticated version of the famous tale." —The Horn BookIn this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecott-winning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a well-loved tale. This time, the gingerbread boy is on the loose in New Yor...

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"Run run run as fast as you can. You can't catch me! I'm the gingerbread man."In this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecott-winning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a well-loved tale. This time, the gingerbread boy is on the loose in New York City, and he taunts everyone from construction workers to subway...

Richard Egielski is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of Hey, Al and many other books for children, including the Tub People series by Pam Conrad. He is also the author and illustrator of Buz and Jazper, both New York Times Best Illustrated Books, Three Magic Balls, and The Gingerbread Boy. Mr. Egielski lives in Milford, New Jers...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:August 22, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064437086

ISBN - 13:9780064437080

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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“A smooth and sophisticated version of the famous tale.” (The Horn Book)