Murray, Laura The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo, Illustrated by Mike Lowery. PICTURE BOOK. Penguin Random House LLC. $16.99.
A school field trip to the zoo for Gingerbread man. After a near tragedy with a giraffe he has to solve lots of riddles and follow clues in order to catch up with his lost class. Along the way he must avoid being gobbled up by some big toothed zoo friends.
Young readers will love solving the riddles to help gingerbread man find his way around the zoo and back to his class. Fun pictures and cute rhyming text lead you through the crazy adventures of this little cookie as he tries not to be eaten along the way! Students will love following along and shouting out the answers in unison. Great storytime read aloud.
EL (K-3), EL - ADVISABLE. Jen Miller, Elementary Librarian