The gingerbread boy

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"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:
9780547599403
9780618836864
9780001122789
9780618135400
9780395287996
9780899191638
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.2, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
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Grouped Work ID 3fad76bc-54fc-8fff-cb41-bf464d3e1d90
Grouping Title gingerbread boy
Grouping Author galdone paul
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-21 23:21:28PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-22 01:02:43AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
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auth_author2 Galdone, Paul,, Kovner, Peter.
author Galdone, Paul.
author2-role Galdone, Paul,ill., Kovner, Peter.
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display_description The Gingerbread Boy eludes the hungry grasp of everyone he meets until he happens upon a fox more clever than he.
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series Folk tale classic, Read-along book and CD favorite
series_with_volume Folk tale classic|, Read-along book and CD favorite|
subject_facet Big books, Children's audiobooks, Fairy tales, Folklore, Picture books for children
title_display The gingerbread boy
title_full The gingerbread boy / Paul Galdone, The gingerbread boy / [illustrated by] Paul Galdone, The gingerbread boy / [retold and illustrated] by Paul Galdone, The gingerbread boy [kit] / Paul Galdone
title_short The gingerbread boy
topic_facet Big books, Fairy tales, Folklore