The Gingerbread Man by Robert James


The Gingerbread Man by Robert James

Run, run as fast as you can. You can't catch me, I'm the gingerbread man! A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join in the chase, but beware falling for the words of the sly, old fox! Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.

About the Author

Robert James has written and edited many books for children, but still loves the traditional stories best. Robert lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and very excitable labrador.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

8th January 2015



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