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Gingerbread Baby

Written and illustrated by Jan Brett
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4-8
Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
Book Type

What's Gingerbread Baby About

Publisher Summary

Remember how the Gingerbread Boy is eaten by the fox? Well, not this Gingerbread Baby in a delicious twist to a favorite old tale.

It all begins when Matti opens the oven too soon and out jumps a cheeky little Gingerbread Bay. He leads Matti’s mother and father, the dog and the cat. And a whole colorful cast of characters on a rollicking chase through the village and into the forest, staying just out of reach, daring them to catch him along the way.

But Matti’s not with them. He’s at home in the borders making what turns out to be a gingerbread house into which the Gingerbread Baby runs. Only Matti knows he is safely inside. And readers will too when they look under the lift-the-flap gingerbread house at the end of the story, and there he is!

What Kind of Book is Gingerbread Baby

Themes:
food
family
Interactivity:
lift-the-flaps

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4.5

I love Jan Brett’s illustrations, but felt the story in this one a little lacking and drawn out.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0399234446
ISBN 13:
9780399234446
Publication Date:
January 1, 1999