“A spirited version of the story of the gingerbread boy.” —New York Times
"A smooth and sophisticated version of the famous tale." —The Horn Book
In this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecott-winning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a well-loved tale. This time, the gingerbread boy is on the loose in New York City, and he taunts everyone from construction workers to subway musicians, until his fateful chase through Central Park!
A School Library Journal Best Book and New York Public Library “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing.”