When the Gingerbread Man is brought on a school field trip to a fire station by the children who made him, he escapes being eaten by Spot the Dalmatian after falling out of a classmate's pocket and then gets to ride along to a fire.
Laura was a teacher before becoming a writer, and had to deal with many an escaped Gingerbread Man in her time. She lives in McLean, Virginia.
Mike Lowery's work has been seen in galleries and publications across the globe. He is Professor of Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta.