Gingerbread is a great theme to introduce to little learners. In this post, I line out my favorite gingerbread books for little learners. If you have yet to discover my Gingerbread Centers, head on over for some great ideas that all involve this adorable holiday cookie! There are so many amazing gingerbread books you can do a Gingerbread Book Comparison too with your little learners.
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Gingerbread Books for Little Learners
This story continues the original fairy tale of the gingerbread man! The story is very clever and full of laughs.
Gingerbread Baby is on the hunt for some friends. After a missed connection with a sugar cookie girl, he heads home to find a bunch of gingerbread friends!
Gingy takes on the wild west in this re-creation of the classic fairy tale. Giddy up! It’s time to ride off into the sunset with the best cookie ever.
Join Captain Cookie and his pirates on an adventure only the Gingerbread Man can conquer…. especially when they are up against Santa Claus himself.
Here is the classic fairy tale told with colorful images in this my first fairy tale book. As you read along, ask your students what they think will happen to the Gingerbread Man.
This time around, mom bakes a yummy gingerbread bear. But instead of sticking around the kitchen, this bear makes a run for it. Will anyone be able to catch him?
When the Gingerbread Boy breaks loose in this modern-day story, he finds himself in New York City! Will he survive the hustle and bustle of the city?
I chose this book for the list because it is meant to be read aloud to children. The large text allows them to read right along with you! Plus, it is full of colorful illustrations.
This story starts off where the Gingerbread Man left off when he ran away. This time the lonely bakers make a Gingerbread Girl, but she runs off too. Will she meet the same fate as the Gingerbread Man?
What happens when the Gingerbread gets left behind at school? He tries to find his friends, and with the help of the principal, art teacher, and more he’ll have no problem at all.
This counting book follows the adventures of ten gingerbread men. My favorite part is the surprise pop up at the end of the story.
Here is another gingerbread counting book to read to your little learners. This one counts backward from ten to one.
Meet the Gingerbread family with this adorable scratch and sniff book! Explore the lemon drop forest and more in this candy-filled world.
This clever cookie can get away from everyone. Until he meets the fox who outwits him without a second thought.
The adventures of Gingerbread Fred awaits students in this ready-to-read book. It is full of fun phrases and fantastic illustrations.
After mouse’s house is destroyed by a falling tree branch, she heads out to find a new home. Before long she finds the perfect new home, a gingerbread house!
Half of the fun of gingerbread comes from making your very own. This adorable story follows Maisy as she makes a batch of gingerbread.
Get ready for some laughs with this fun story that is full of ninja cookies, fox, and even a ninja mouse!
After Georgie faces some competition selling her delicious gingerbread, she turns to the holiday spirit to spread some warm wishes.
The creative author of this gingerbread story uses the cunning cookie to talk to kids about self-care. It is a perfect story for little learners.
The gingerbread man has come a long way since the classic fairy tale started! There are a lot of stories that he has starred in and now we get to enjoy them with our little learners.
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Want more to check out more of my favorite books for little learners? Check out my Book List Blog Series with over 33 different themed book lists (and growing)! If there is a book list for a theme you need just let us know so we can create it for you.