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Brett, Jan 1949-

Overview
Works: 327 works in 1,002 publications in 3 languages and 104,541 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Folklore  Board books  Picture books  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Manuscripts  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Conceptor, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.B7559, [E]
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The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale by Jan Brett( Book )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 5,320 libraries worldwide
Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes
The hat by Jan Brett( Book )
32 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 4,030 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 held by 3,301 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 )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 3,231 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 2009 in English and held by 3,077 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 )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,076 libraries worldwide
After trading houses, the country mice and the town mice discover there's no place like home. The author adds new dimension to the story of two foolish couples who trade their lives for something better. Postage stamps and toy marbles become exquisite works of art in Brett's brightly illustrated story, here elevated beyond a mere cautionary tale to a classic awaiting its audience
Berlioz the bear by Jan Brett( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 3,071 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
Trouble with trolls by Jan Brett( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 2,932 libraries worldwide
Overview: Treva's trouble with trolls begins when she climbs Mount Baldy with her dog Tuffi. The trolls who live there long for a dog, and they try to kidnap him. But Treva is brave and quick-thinking. She outwits one troll after another until she reaches the very top of the mountain, where five trolls are waiting--and they want her dog! From underground to mountain peak, Jan Brett's story is filled with adventure and eye-catching detail. With the flavor of a Scandinavian folktale, this engaging picture book has lots for little eyes to spy
The twelve days of Christmas by Jan Brett( Book )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 2,926 libraries worldwide
A young woman's true love sends her extravagant gifts on each of the twelve days of Christmas
Annie and the wild animals by Jan Brett( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 2,914 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
The umbrella by Jan Brett( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,833 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
Daisy comes home by Jan Brett( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Korean and held by 2,794 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 )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,779 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 )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,684 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 )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,613 libraries worldwide
Hedgie, the hedgehog, helps Henny, the speckled hen, trick the Tomten who has been eating all of Henny's eggs for breakfast
The night before Christmas : poem by Clement Clarke Moore( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 2,586 libraries worldwide
Presents the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 2,560 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 )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,556 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
On Noah's ark by Jan Brett( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 2,555 libraries worldwide
Noah's granddaughter assists him in bringing the animals two-by-two onto 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 )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 2,529 libraries worldwide
A band of trick-or-treaters and a mother cat and her kittens spend a very scary Halloween
 
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Alternative Names
Bowler, Jan Brett, 1949-
Brett, Jan, 1949-
Brett, Jane, 1949-
Bŭres, Jaen, 1949-
ブレット, ジャン
Languages
English (371)
Spanish (1)
Korean (1)
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