Jan Brett

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Jan Brett
Jan Brett at the Arctic Circle.jpg
Brett at the Arctic Circle in Nunavut, Canada researching The Three Snow Bears, 2007
Born (1949-12-01) December 1, 1949 (age 64)
Norwell, Massachusetts
Occupation Illustrator, writer
Nationality American
Period 1978–present
Genres Children's picture books
Notable work(s) Annie and the Wild Animals
The Hat
The Mitten

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Jan Brett (born December 1, 1949) is an American illustrator and children's writer. Her picture books are known for colorful, detailed depictions of a wide variety of animals and human cultures ranging from Scandinavia to Africa. Her best-known titles include The Hat, The Mitten, The Three Snow Bears and Gingerbread Baby.


Publishing history[edit]

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  • Fritz and the Beautiful Horses (1981)
  • Annie and the Wild Animals (1985)
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1987)
  • The First Dog (1988)
  • The Mitten (1989)
  • The Wild Christmas Reindeer (1990)
  • The Owl and the Pussycat (1991)
  • Berlioz the Bear (1991)
  • Trouble with Trolls (1994)
  • Town Mouse Country Mouse (1994)
  • The Hat (1997)
  • The Night Before Christmas (1998)
  • The Mitten (1999)
  • Daisy Comes Home (2002)
  • Hedgie's Surprise (2002)
  • Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? (2002)
  • On Noah's Ark (2003)
  • The Umbrella (2002)
  • Hedgie Blasts Off! (2006)
  • The Easter Egg (2010)
  • The 3 Little Dassies (2010)
  • Home for Christmas (2011)
  • Mossy (2012)
  • Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella (2013)

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