Title: The Gingerbread Man
Illustrator: Pam Adams
Publisher: Child’s Play
Publication Date: 1980
Genre: Fairy Tale
Audience: Pre-K-2

Overview: This book is a classic children’s fairy tale that everyone knows and loves. This edition in particular includes a lot interactive elements. Children can move the ginger bread man through the story as he runs away from each character into someone’s mouth at the end! They will want to read and play with the book over and over again.

Activity: The children can learn how to make gingerbread cookies together as a class, and the teacher can help them make a batch. After the cookies bake, each child may decorate their own cookie using candies for buttons, eyes and a mouth.

Reviewer’s Name: Amelia Smith