Run, Run! is based on the American tale of The Gingerbread Man. A family bake a gingerbread man, but when they take him out of the oven the gingerbread man discovers he can run! He runs away from the family, but will they catch him or will he outrun them.
This popular story written by Alex Lane and beautifully illustrated by Paula Metcalf will capture your child's imagination! It has been sensitively rewritten to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of the original tale. There are useful tips for parents and an engaging story map inside the book to help you and your child retell the story together.
The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which have been passed down for generations. They are a perfect introduction to different cultures, traditions and morals. All the stories are carefully levelled to Oxford Reading Tree levels and matched to the phonics progression in Letters and Sounds enabling your children to read the stories independently.
Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
This is Book 37 in the Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales books here.
Nikki Gamble is the founder and Director of Write Away and Just Imagine Story Centre. Nikki has worked in education and reading promotion for over 25 years, Formerly a teacher (secondary and primary) and teacher educator, she is lecturer, writer and education consultant. Nikki is also on the current Executive Committee of United Kingdom Literacy Association...More about Alex Lane
Nikki Gamble is Director of Just Imagine, an organisation which seeks to promote literacy using high-quality children's literature. Formerly a university lecturer and teacher, Nikki has worked in education for 40 years. She continues to work in schools on research and development projects. Nikki is co-author of the awards winning Guiding Readers: layers of m...More about Nikki Gamble
Teresa Heapy is the author of the multi award-winning Very Little series, illustrated by Sue Heap. Katie Cleminson is a multi award-winning author and illustrator and is, amongst other things, the creator of the hugely successful and much loved Otto the Book Bear, which was selected as one...More about Teresa Heapy
Paula Metcalf is a hugely talented illustrator with a growing reputation. She made up her mind to be an author and illustrator at the tender age of sixteen and later graduated from Anglia Polytechnic University with a First Class Honours degree in illustration and an MA in children's illustration. Her graceful, beautifully lit artwork is influenced by dance...More about Paula Metcalf