The Gingerbread Boy

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By Richard Egielski
Publisher HarperCollins
The Gingerbread Boy
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A spirited version of the story of the gingerbread boy. New York TimesA smooth and sophisticated version of the famous tale. The Horn BookIn this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecottwinning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a wellloved 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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528 words528 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 520LLexile 520L
Grade P to 2Grade P to 2
Age 4-7Age 4-7
Published 2000Published 2000

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