Synopsis A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of pursuers until he meets a clever fox. Publisher's Note A new rendition of a beloved classic. "Concisely written text and a jazzy refrain....You may have other versions on your shelves - make lots of room for copies of this one." - The Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books, starred review. An irresistible retelling of a beloved classic is accompanied by whimsical animal images and a recipe for gingerbread cookies, in a rollicking picture book by an award-winning author and illustrator. In this irresistible retelling, the Gingerbread Man taunts a crowd of hungry cookie lovers. Children enjoy chiming in with Aylesworth's charming, rollicking refrains, accompanied by whimsical animal images and a delicious recipe for gingerbread men. Full color.