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Gingerbread Friends (Hardcover) by Jan Brett - image 1 of 1
Gingerbread Friends (Hardcover) by Jan Brett - image 1 of 1
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Highlights

  • Gingerbread Baby happens upon a bakery
  • Irresistible images will delight Jan Brett fans
  • giant fold out pages

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About the Book



In this delicious sequel to "Gingerbread Baby," the confident and cocky character is back looking for friends, in an adventure he'll never forget. Brett's irresistible images are based on the tiny village bakeries and snowy countryside of Switzerland.



Book Synopsis



This Gingerbread Baby is looking for friends and finds an adventure he'll never forget.

The Gingerbread Baby is lonely and decides to do something about it. At a bakery, he dances and prances in front of a sugar cookie girl, trying to make friends. But she just stares and doesn't say a word, like all the other sweet treats he tries to meet.

Discouraged, the Gingerbread Baby runs home, chased by a long line of hungry creatures, where Mattie has a fantastic surprise for him--gingerbread friends that fill a giant fold-out page.

Irresistible images inside the confectionery and outside in the snowy Swiss countryside will delight Jan Brett fans.



About The Author



With over thirty four million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.

As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an illustrator and spent many hours reading and drawing. She says, I remember the special quiet of rainy days when I felt that I could enter the pages of my beautiful picture books. Now I try to recreate that feeling of believing that the imaginary place I'm drawing really exists. The detail in my work helps to convince me, and I hope others as well, that such places might be real.

As a student at the Boston Museum School, she spent hours in the Museum of Fine Arts. It was overwhelming to see the room-size landscapes and towering stone sculptures, and then moments later to refocus on delicately embroidered kimonos and ancient porcelain, she says. I'm delighted and surprised when fragments of these beautiful images come back to me in my painting.

Travel is also a constant inspiration. Together with her husband, Joe Hearne, who is a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Jan visits many different countries where she researches the architecture and costumes that appear in her work. From cave paintings to Norwegian sleighs, to Japanese gardens, I study the traditions of the many countries I visit and use them as a starting point for my children's books.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.26 Inches (H) x 11.24 Inches (W) x .44 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.13 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Holidays + Celebrations / Christmas, Fairy Tales + Folklore / General, Social Issues / Emotions + Feelings
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover
Author: Jan Brett
Language: English
Street Date: October 16, 2019
TCIN: 11826323
UPC: 9780399251610
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-3021
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 9.5 inches length x 11.25 inches width x 0.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.15 pounds
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