The Gingerbread Man Loose at The Zoo (Hardcover)

By Laura Murray, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, 9780399168673, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2016

List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Is there anything more fun than a class trip to the zoo? The Gingerbread Man and his classmates don’t think so, and they get to solve riddles on a WILD scavenger hunt. They meet giraffes, monkeys, and even a fox (especially scary for a Gingerbread Man!).
 
But a zoo full of critters is a tricky place for a tasty cookie—even a very fast one—and the Gingerbread Man ends up separated from his friends. He needs to solve all of the riddles to catch up with his class and help someone else who is lost.
 
I’ll be a detective. I know that I can!
I’ll solve all these clues. I’m the Gingerbread Man!
 
Animals galore and a trail of clues make the Gingerbread Man’s latest adventure his wildest one yet.


About the Author

Laura was a teacher before becoming a writer, and had to deal with many an escaped Gingerbread Man in her time. She lives in McLean, Virginia.

Mike Lowery's work has been seen in galleries and publications across the globe. He is Professor of Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta.


Praise For The Gingerbread Man Loose at The Zoo

"Zingy rhymes and cartooning make this a high-stakes, high-energy readaloud."—Publishers Weekly

"Murray and Lowery’s consistently winning recipe includes bouncy, ear-pleasing rhymes and spry, varied illustrations."—Horn Book

"Young readers will pick up on the rhythm of the text quickly and are sure to start clapping and dancing along to the beat, which makes it a great read-aloud choice."—School Library Journal

“A delicious outing for one and all.”—Kirkus Reviews