4 edition of Gingerbread baby found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 140 p. :|
|Number of Pages||61|
A young boy and his mother bake a gingerbread baby that escapes from their oven and leads a crowd on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale about a not-so-clever gingerbread man. File Size: 5MB.
The board book is, apparently, an abridgement.
This time our story centers on Mattie and the Gingerbread Baby. He heard his mother and father yelling, the cat meowing and the dog barking. In this version we have a gingerbread baby boy. The end of the story even surprises the Gingerbread Baby. He causes commotion throughout the village, so the boy has to think of how he can catch him. I read this book at least 5 times a day Yes. It is new-to-me and it was great fun sharing it with my boys.
Other compositional elements that further this overall cohesion are the textures that are always elaborate except for in the snows. Day thanks to my 18 month old, who is blissfully unaware of all the things wrong with Gingerbread baby Gingerbread Baby". I agree with both reviews that the pictures add to the energy the Gingerbread Baby creates. But Matti's not with them. He put it in the oven. In what ways and how well does the book as a whole serve its intended audience? This one has been a great favorite with many of my students who agreed with Jan Brett in not liking the ending of most gingerbread man stories.
He loves the line, "You can't catch me.
As soon as the gingerbread was done cooking, a gingerbread baby jumped out of the oven! Only Matt thinks of a way to catch the gingerbread baby -- with a gingerbread house.
Jan Brett provides additional material to go along with the story on her website.
This is such a wonderful story, I like how it closly relates to the original story.
Brief Book Summary: Matti makes a gingerbread baby who comes alive and runs around town while all the townspeople try to capture him.