decided to make a delicious
gingerbread man cookie.
on a cookie sheet and baked
it in the oven. To her surprise,
when she opened the oven,
the Gingerbread Man jumped
out of the house. The little old
woman and her husband ran as
fast as they could, but they
could not catch the
the air. The smell of ginger made
the cow want to eat the Gingerbread
Man. The cow could not catch the
Gingerbread Man either.
sunshine thought that the
Gingerbread Man would make
a tasty treat. Not even the cat
could catch the Gingerbread Man.
hungry and therefore did not want
to catch the Gingerbread Man.
happy to help the Gingerbread Man
cross the river.
“Now you should ride on my nose.”
the river, the fox said,
“The water is getting
deeper. You should ride
on my head.”
could even say, “Thank you for
your kindness,” the fox ate him—
every last bite.
clever fox licked his lips
as he crossed to the
other side of the river.
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