WorldCat Identities

Brett, Jan 1949-

Overview
Works: 349 works in 1,514 publications in 9 languages and 113,390 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Board books  Folk literature  Toy and movable books  Fables  Christmas stories  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Conceptor, Other, Creator, Artist, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.B7559, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Brett
The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale by Jan Brett( Book )

89 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

66 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,370 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 )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,447 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. On board pages
The wild Christmas reindeer by Jan Brett( Book )

44 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a few false starts, Teeka discovers the best way to get Santa's reindeer ready for Christmas Eve
Town mouse, country mouse by Jan Brett( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages 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
Goldilocks and the three bears by Jan Brett( Book )

43 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,129 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
Annie and the wild animals by Jan Brett( Book )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,999 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
The three snow bears by Jan Brett( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Goldilocks, set in an Inuit village and featuring a family of polar bears
The umbrella by Jan Brett( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,974 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
Berlioz the bear by Jan Brett( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,965 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."--Title page verso
Trouble with trolls by Jan Brett( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and French and held by 2,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While climbing Mt. Baldy, Treva outwits some trolls who want to steal her dog
The twelve days of Christmas by Robert Broomfield( Book )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,789 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
Daisy comes home by Jan Brett( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Korean and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoppi the bunny wants to win the egg-decorating contest so the Easter Bunny will choose him to help distribute Easter eggs, but instead, while everyone else is working on their decorations, he finds himself guarding an egg that has fallen from a robin's nest
Scary, scary Halloween by Eve Bunting( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of trick-or-treaters and a mother cat and her kittens spend a very scary Halloween. Four pairs of eyes stare from the blackness to watch fearsome creatures trick-or-treat
Hedgie's surprise by Jan Brett( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,597 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 )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,568 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
The mother's day mice by Eve Bunting( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,543 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
Who's that knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and French and held by 2,518 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
 
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The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale
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The hatGingerbread babyThe wild Christmas reindeerTown mouse, country mouseGoldilocks and the three bearsAnnie and the wild animalsThe three snow bearsThe umbrella
Alternative Names
Bowler Jan Brett

Bowler, Jan Brett 1949-

Brett, Jan 1949-

Brett Jane 1949-....

Bŭres, Jaen 1949-

Jan Brett American children's illustrator and writer

Jan Brett Amerikaans schrijfster

Jan Brett escritora estauxunidense

בארעט, ג'ן, 1949-

ברט, ג'אן

جان بريت كاتبة من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

브레트, 잔 1949-

브렛, 잔 1949-

브렛, 잰 1949-

ジャン・ブレット

ブレット, ジャン

Languages
English (554)

French (45)

Spanish (11)

Japanese (7)

Korean (7)

German (3)

Chinese (3)

Czech (3)

Russian (1)