The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School

By Murray, Laura

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ISBN
978-0-39925-052-1
Publisher
Putnam


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2011

PreS-Gr 2—This comic-style story is told from the gingerbread man's point of view. Just as the timer dings and the cookie that the kids made is pulled out of the oven, the teacher calls "RECESS!" and they all run off. Readers follow the gingerbread man's journey to look for the children, told in rhyming couplets, as he encounters t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2011

Elementary school students stir up ingredients, roll out batter, and bake. When the oven timer dings, Gingerbread Man eagerly springs out…into an empty classroom (the children are at recess). The cookie, thinking he's been abandoned, embarks on a voyage through gymnasium and hallway to be reunited with the kids. This being a school, he meets kind and helpful adults: the gym teacher points the way, the nurse ministers to an injury, and the art teacher directs him to the all...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Elementary schoolers stir up ingredients and bake. Gingerbread Man springs out...into an empty classroom. The cookie then embarks on a voyag...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on August 1, 2011

An upbeat adaptation of the classic Gingerbread Man tale that maintains the quick pace and repetitive refrains of the original. The Gingerbread Man’s narration is fresh and fun, with rhymes that are pe...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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