David LaRochelle

author & illustrator

The Stingy Baker

A Christmas Guest

by Janet Gree­son
illus­trat­ed by David LaRochelle
Car­ol­rho­da Books, 1990
Ages 5 to 10
ISBN 0–87614-378–8

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The ori­gin of the phrase “a baker’s dozen” is told in this folk­tale about a bak­er whose greedy ways get him in trou­ble with a con­niv­ing witch. Illus­trat­ed with hand-paint­ed linoleum prints.