The Gingerbread Boy

The Gingerbread Boy Cover

The Gingerbread Boy

By Richard Egielski; Richard Egielski (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060260309, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1997


"Run run run as fast as you can. You can't catch me I'm the gingerbread man."

In this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecott-winning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a well-loved tale. This time, the gingerbread boy is on the loose in New York City, and he taunts everyone from construction workers to subway musicians, until his fateful chase through Central Park

Supports the Common Core State Standards.