The Gingerbread Man: Ladybird First Favourite Tales
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The boy could not believe his eyes, but he soon yelled out, “Help! The Gingerbread Man is getting away!” The Gingerbread Man raced faster than ever, and soon reached a riverbank. The river seemed quite deep. He gazed down at the water, and sighed, “Oh dear! What shall I do? I don’t know how to swim. They will catch me and eat me.”
From Eric Kimmel, the master of the traditional folktale- this version follows the classic plot but gives the reader a glimmer of hope at the end. all complete, and two still smaller pieces were made into arms, with dear little hands and fingers.
for the little girls, and then she said, “I’m going to make a little gingerbread man for little Bobby.” So she took and was so sure that some one was calling him that he ran down-stairs, without even waiting to put on his shoes. happened? Why, little Bobby himself came running up. He had been taking his noon-day nap upstairs, and in his dreams
Finally, a fairy tale to enhance vocabulary! This version of the classic story uses new words to describe every situation in which the Gingerbread Man finds himself.This Chinese New Year version of the book delivers a powerful message about sharing and compassion. After a while, the oven door opened suddenly, and the Gingerbread Man leapt out! The boy was amazed. The Gingerbread Man ran towards the door and raced down the garden. And, of course, who could forget Little Red Riding Hood? Full of friendly illustrations and easy-to-read text, these e-books are a wonderful way to get children interested in traditional tales. What is The Gingerbread Man about?