The Gingerbread Man – Level 3 is a lively retelling of one of the oldest folktales about a gingerbread mans escape from the oven that originally came into print in 1875, retold by Mairi Mackinnon through simple text and stunning, well-detailed illustrations.
The Gingerbread Man is a part of the Usborne First Reading Series and is a storybook written especially for children who are learning to read. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Education and Reading Specialist at the University of Roehampton, UK.
An old woman bakes a gingerbread man, who leaps from her oven and runs away. Soon the whole village starts chasing after him as he tries to outrun everyone when finally a fox catches and eats him. This retelling of the story gives a very important lesson for the children to remember- it is never good to be disrespectful and disobedient to the elders and parents.
The Gingerbread Man – Level 3 storybook is a perfect classic tale for young children to read who are at beginners level with its simple sentences and eye-catching, vivid artwork to keep the little ones interested and engaged and developing reading stamina through simple, repetitive text. Most importantly, it also teaches a very important life lesson in a light and effortless way thatll go a long way!