The baker's dozen

a colonial American tale

By Forest, Heather & Gaber, Susan

Publishers Summary:
A greedy baker who offends a mysterious old woman suffers misfortune in his business, until he discovers what happens when generosity replaces greed.

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ISBN
978-0-15200-412-5
Publisher
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1988.


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 1989

K-Gr 4 Because the term "baker's dozen" may be unfamiliar to most children, this folk tale will need some introduction. In colonial New York there lived a baker whose special St. Nicholas cookies brought him fame and fortune until he refused to give an old woman 13 cookies for the price of a dozen, and his greed almost destroys his business. A year later the woman returns, and he honors her request. His business ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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