WorldCat Identities

Brett, Jan 1949-

Overview
Works: 295 works in 1,084 publications in 8 languages and 110,763 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Board books  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Pictorial works  Nursery rhymes  Lift-the-flap books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Conceptor, Artist, Other
Classifications: PZ7.B7559, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jan Brett
 
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The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale by Jan Brett( Book )

36 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 5,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One by one, animals in a snowy forest crawl into Nicki's lost white mitten to get warm until the bear sneezes, sending the animals flying up and out of the mitten. On each turn of the page, signature borders inspired by Ukrainian folk art hint at what animal is coming next
The hat by Jan Brett( Book )

45 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorsque Lisa étend ses vêtements d'hiver au soleil pour les aérer, un hérisson, au grand amusement des autres animaux, se retrouve avec un bas sur la tête en guise de chapeau
Gingerbread baby by Jan Brett( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 3,433 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 )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,376 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 )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 3,186 WorldCat member 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
Goldilocks and the three bears by Jan Brett( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,174 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
Berlioz the bear by Jan Brett( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 3,064 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 umbrella by Jan Brett( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,990 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 )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,977 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 twelve days of Christmas by Anne Geddes( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 2,965 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 )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and French and held by 2,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,859 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 2,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy, an unhappy hen in China, floats down the river in a basket and has an adventure
Hedgie's surprise by Jan Brett( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,668 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 )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,600 WorldCat member 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. On board pages
Who's that knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and French and held by 2,578 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
Scary, scary Halloween by Eve Bunting( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of trick-or-treaters and a mother cat and her kittens spend a very scary Halloween
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 2,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the well-known Lear poem plus eight limericks
Honey, honey--lion! : a story from Africa by Jan Brett( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After working together to obtain honey, the African honey badger always shares it with his partner, the honeyguide bird, until one day when the honey badger becomes greedy and his feathered friend decides to teach him a lesson
 
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The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale
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

בארעט, ג'ן, 1949-

ברט, ג'אן

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 (370)

French (37)

Spanish (11)

Japanese (6)

Korean (5)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
The hatGingerbread babyThe wild Christmas reindeerTown mouse, country mouseGoldilocks and the three bearsBerlioz the bearThe umbrellaAnnie and the wild animals