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This Gingerbread Man was loose in the school and on the fire truck, and now he's loose at holiday time! Everyone in class is busy practicing songs and making goodies for their trip to town to thank community helpers, and the Gingerbread Man has made a gift for someone extra sweet. But before he can deliver his gift, whipping wind and swirling snow come to town, too. Slushy sidewalks are no place for a cookie, but this Gingerbread Man won't let a little bad weather stop him!"I'll search on my own, as fast as I can!I'll dash through this snow. I'm the Gingerbread Man!"With all the flavors of the season and generous dashes of kindness and gratitude, the Gingerbread Man's newest adventure makes for a perfect read-aloud throughout the holidays.



About the Author

Laura Murray

Laura Murray was a teacher before becoming an author and is a popular speaker at schools. She has had to deal with many an escaped Gingerbread Man in her time.

She is the author of THE GINGERBREAD MAN LOOSE IN THE SCHOOL, and the Gingerbread Man's continuing school adventures - THE GINGERBREAD MAN LOOSE ON THE FIRE TRUCK, THE GINGERBREAD MAN LOOSE AT CHRISTMAS, THE GINGERBREAD MAN LOOSE AT THE ZOO, and THE GINGERBREAD MAN & THE LEPRECHAUN LOOSE AT SCHOOL.

This humor-filled, rhyming series was inspired by a Gingerbread man that managed to escape her classroom every single school year. Her first book won the 2014 Virginia and Illinois Reader's Choice Award, and was nominated for 8 other state awards as well; is a Junior Library Guild Selection; a Florida Children's Choice Award Honor book; and received a starred ALA Booklist review.

Laura lives with her family in northern Virginia. Visit her online at www.LauraMurrayBooks.com for loads of fun activities, printables, & CC/standards-linked teacher's guides, as well as information on school author presentations.

Author picture taken by one of Laura's favorite authors, Sonya Sones.



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