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The Mitten When Nicki Drops His White Mitten In The Snow, He Goes On Without Realizing That It Is Missing.One By One, Woodland Animals Find It And Crawl In First, A Curious Mole, Then A Rabbit, A Badger And Others, Each One Larger Than The Last Finally, A Big Brown Bear Is Followed In By A Tiny Brown Mouse And What Happens Next Makes For A Wonderfully Funny Climax.As The Story Of The Animals In The Mitten Unfolds, The Reader Can See Nicki In The Boarders Of Each Page, Walking Through The Woods Unaware Of What Is Going On.Once Again Jan Brett Has Created A Dramatic And Beautiful Picture Book In Her Distinctive Style She Brings The Animals To Life With Warmth And Humor, And Her Illustrations Are Full Of Visual Delights And Details Faithful To The Ukrainian Tradition From Which The Story Comes.


About the Author: Jan Brett

With over thirty three million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation s foremost author illustrators of children s books Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an illustrator and spent many hours reading and drawing She says, I reme With over thirty three million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation s foremost author illustrators of children s books Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an illustrator and spent many hours reading and drawing She says, I remember the special quiet of rainy days when I felt that I could enter the pages of my beautiful picture books Now I try to recreate that feeling of believing that the imaginary place I m drawing really exists The detail in my work helps to convince me, and I hope others as well, that such places might be real As a student at the Boston Museum School, she spent hours in the Museum of Fine Arts It was overwhelming to see the room size landscapes and towering stone sculptures, and then moments later to refocus on delicately embroidered kimonos and ancient porcelain, she says I m delighted and surprised when fragments of these beautiful images come back to me in my painting Travel is also a constant inspiration Together with her husband, Joe Hearne, who is a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Jan visits many different countries where she researches the architecture and costumes that appear in her work From cave paintings to Norwegian sleighs, to Japanese gardens, I study the traditions of the many countries I visit and use them as a starting point for my children s books from www.janbrett.com



10 thoughts on “The Mitten

  1. says:

    Jan Brett s The Mitten is according to her informative author s note a combination, an original fusion of several similar Ukrainian folktales in some of these versions, a group of shivering, cold animals find refuge in a discarded pot


  2. says:

    To be honest, I felt little enthusiasm for reading this book, but it s one of six books for the Children s Books group s Picture Books Club December winter themed books, so I read it.I m so glad that I did It s delightful I loved all the ani


  3. says:

    This one has always been a favorite of mine I loved it when I was a kid I actually still have this book too


  4. says:

    I have read many folktales from around the world, but this is the first time that I have read a folktale from Ukraine The Mitten is a Ukrainian folktale retold by Jan Brett and it is about how a young boy named Nicki loses his mitten in the snow and his l


  5. says:

    The illustrations in this adorable story are ridiculously great This book is currently on my 4 year old s top 10 list.


  6. says:

    This is the first Jan Brett book I ever read, and not only did I enjoy the story, but the illustrations absolutely captivated me When I use this in story time now, I have the kids anticipate what will appear on the next page by looking at the sub story occurring in the


  7. says:

    Splendid, highly detailed illustrations I don t know about the story something like six animals all crowd into a single mitten I wasn t born yesterday I was born six weeks ago But Mom says it s just fun and whimsical and sometimes with books we have to s...


  8. says:

    This is a perfect children s book in every way The text is short and simple, and the illustrations tell part of the story I love the last picture I prefer the board book edition it is shorter and doesn t contain a lot of extra verbiage, perfect for a young child s attention span.


  9. says:

    This morning while walking my dog I temporarily lost one of my mittens When I discovered it had fallen out of my pocket, I decided it would be easier to continue our walk and to look for the lost mitten on the way back I had plenty of time to reflect As Dude munched on frozen deer poop I t


  10. says:

    The wonderful Jan Brett s version of a Ukrainian fairy tale The Mitten is satisfying in so many ways I have used it wish students of a variety of levels as a simple and charming fairy tale to older students studying the form and learning how powerful the art of illustration is and how critical it


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