No one knows why every day Otto the giant runs off to eat his lunch all by himself. One day the people follow him and listen. They think he is eating a person, but it turns out to be a giant gingerbread man. After that Otto eats his lunch with everybody else.
Illustrated by Amanda Montgomery-Higham
Genre: Humorous animal story; fantasy with traditional story characters
Skills Focus: Past tense: words ending in –ed; expressive dialogue