Gingerbread Boy Variants

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  • ? "The Pancake" in The Arbuthnot Anthology of Children's Literature.
  • ? Claypot Boy.
  • Asbjornsen, ? The Bun.
  • Aylesworth, Jim. The Gingerbread Man.
  • Bratun, Katie. Gingerbread Mouse.
  • Brett, Jan. Gingerbread Baby.
  • Brown, Marcia. The Bun: A Tale From Russia.
  • Cauley, Lorinda. Pancake Boy.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang. The Runaway Rice Cake.
  • Egielski, Richard. The Gingerbread Boy.
  • Ernst, Lisa Campbell. The Gingerbread Girl.
  • Esterl, Arnica. The Fine Round Cake.
  • Galdone, Paul. The Gingerbread Boy.
  • Ginsburg, Mirra. Clay Boy.
  • Hassett, John. Can't Catch Me.
  • Haviland, Virginia. "Johnny Cake" in Favorite Fairy Tales Told in England.
  • Herx, Michelle A. The Gingerbread Man in Signed English.
  • Hillert, Margaret. The Little Cookie.
  • Holub, Joan. The Gingerbread Kid Goes to School.
  • Howland, Naomi. The Matzah Man: a Passover Story.
  • Jacobs, Joseph. "Johnny Cake" in Tomie De Paola's Favorite Nursery Tales.
  • Jarrell, Randall. The Gingerbread Rabbit.
  • Jones, Carol. The Gingerbread Man.
  • Kimmel, Eric. The Gingerbread Man.
  • Kimmel, Eric. The Runaway Tortilla.
  • Lawrence, Jim. The Gingerbread Boy.
  • Lobel, Anita, The Pancake.
  • McElmeel, Sharron. My Bag of Book Tricks.
  • Pomerantz, Charlotte. Whiff, Sniff, Nibble, and Chew: the Gingerbread Boy Retold.
  • Rockwell, Anne. "The Gingerbread Man" in The Three Bears and 15 Other Stories.
  • Rowe, John A. The Gingerbread Man: an Old English Tale.
  • Sawyer, Ruth. Journeycake, Ho!
  • Scieszcka, Jon. The Stinky Cheese Man.
  • Squires, Janet. The Gingerbread Cowboy.
  • Steel, Flora Annie. "The Wee Bannock" in English Fairy Tales.
  • Stolz, Mary. Pangur Ban.

  • On the theme of running away:
  • Alexander, Martha. And My Mean Old Mother Will Be Sorry.
  • Brown, Margaret Wise. The Runaway Bunny.
  • Keats, Ezra Jack. Peter's Chair.
  • Kent, Jack. Joey Runs Away.
  • Lobel, Arnold. The Man Who Took the Indoors Out.
  • Mosel, Arlene. The Funny Little Woman.
  • Seligman, ? Run Away Home.
  • Zolotow, Charlotte. Big Sister, Little Sister.