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Guess who gets to go along on a field trip to the firehouse? The Gingerbread Man! But when he falls out of his classmate's pocket, Spot the Dalmatian comes sniffing around. Luckily, this Gingerbread Man is one smart cookie, and he races into the fire truck, up the pole, and all through the station, staying one step ahead of the hungry dog the whole time.Then an emergency call comes in and the Gingerbread Man knows just what to do:"I'll ride to the rescue, as fast as I can.I want to help, too! I'm the Gingerbread Man!"With snappy rhymes and fresh illustrations, the Gingerbread Man makes a sweet return in his second school adventure. Includes a poster with fire safety tips and activities.



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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