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.