WorldCat Identities

Brett, Jan 1949-

Overview
Works: 296 works in 1,050 publications in 8 languages and 107,774 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Board books  Nursery rhymes  Big books  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Conceptor, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.B7559, [E]
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Most widely held works about Jan Brett
 
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The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale by Jan Brett( Book )

63 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes
The hat by Jan Brett( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 4,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lisa hangs her woolen clothes in the sun to air them out for winter, the hedgehog, to the amusement of the other animals, ends up wearing a stocking on his head
Gingerbread baby by Jan Brett( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and French and held by 3,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his mother bake a gingerbread baby that escapes from their oven and leads a crowd on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale about a not-so-clever gingerbread man
The wild Christmas reindeer by Jan Brett( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a few false starts, Teeka discovers the best way to get Santa's reindeer ready for Christmas Eve
Goldilocks and the three bears by Jan Brett( Book )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the woods, a tired and hungry girl finds the house of the three bears where she helps herself to food and goes to sleep
Town mouse, country mouse by Jan Brett( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 3,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After trading houses, the country mice and the town mice discover there's no place like home
Berlioz the bear by Jan Brett( Book )

25 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 3,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Berlioz the bear and his fellow musicians are due to play for the town ball when the mule pulling their bandwagon refuses to move. A strange buzzing in Berlioz's double bass turns into a surprise that saves the day." -- Verso
The twelve days of Christmas by Anne Geddes( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 2,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman's true love sends her extravagant gifts on each of the twelve days of Christmas
Trouble with trolls by Jan Brett( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and French and held by 2,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While climbing Mt. Baldy, Treva outwits some trolls who want to steal her dog
The umbrella by Jan Brett( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos goes into the cloud forest to look for animals, but he manages to miss seeing them even though they have an adventure with his umbrella
Annie and the wild animals by Jan Brett( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her cat disappears during winter, Annie searches for a new pet among the woodland animals until her beloved Taffy reappears with a surprise in the spring
Daisy comes home by Jan Brett( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Korean and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy, an unhappy hen in China, floats down the river in a basket and has an adventure
Armadillo rodeo by Jan Brett( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bo, an adventurous, near-sighted armadillo, leaves his mother and brothers to follow a girl heading to a rodeo wearing new red boots which Bo mistakes for another armadillo
The three snow bears by Jan Brett( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Goldilocks, set in an Inuit village and featuring a family of polar bears
Hedgie's surprise by Jan Brett( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedgie, the hedgehog, helps Henny, the speckled hen, trick the Tomten who has been eating all of Henny's eggs for breakfast
On Noah's ark by Jan Brett( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noah's granddaughter assists him in bringing the animals two-by-two on to the ark and helps them adjust to their new cramped quarters during the next forty days of rain
Scary, scary Halloween by Eve Bunting( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of trick-or-treaters and a mother cat and her kittens spend a very scary Halloween
Who's that knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and French and held by 2,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy from Finnmark and his ice bear help scare away some hungry trolls so that Kyri and her father can enjoy their Christmas Eve meal
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 2,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a courtship voyage of a year and a day, Owl and Pussy finally buy a ring from Piggy and are blissfully married
The mother's day mice by Eve Bunting( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and French and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three little mouse brothers go into the meadow to find a present for their mother but it is the littlest mouse that comes up with the most unusual gift of all
 
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The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale
Alternative Names
Bowler, Jan Brett 1949-

Brett, Jan 1949-

Brett Jane 1949-....

Bŭres, Jaen 1949-

Jan Brett American children's illustrator and writer

ブレット, ジャン

Languages
English (368)

French (55)

Spanish (7)

German (4)

Korean (4)

Chinese (2)

Japanese (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
The hatGingerbread babyThe wild Christmas reindeerGoldilocks and the three bearsTown mouse, country mouseBerlioz the bearThe twelve days of ChristmasTrouble with trolls