Talk:Jan Brett

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Recent edit[edit]

Although I love Jan Brett's work, I thought the article read too much like a laudatory press release. Accordingly, I've deleted statements about how beloved she is, etc. Not sure the long list of awards should be included here, either. MaterTerribilis (talk) 04:50, 14 September 2009 (UTC)

Four years later I deleted that "long list of awards". Recently it has been section 1 "Awards and Best Seller Lists". Its UPPERCASE TITLES suggest copy-and-paste from somewhere. It comprises primarily and secondarily appearances on best seller lists and year's-best booklists, barely any genuine awards.
Presumably that long list has disguised that this article is a stub. I added two WP:STUB tags, among others.
--P64 (talk) 18:25, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

2003 book signing photo[edit]

Re-linking to deleted photo[edit]

Since there was no reason listed here or in the history for deleting the close-up photo of Jan Brett at a 2003 book-signing, I have re-linked to it. Estreya (talk) 16:49, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

(background artwork)[edit]

The artwork in the back of this photo is very clearly from "Noah's Ark" (published in 2003 I believe). The caption points out the artwork but doesn't mention which book it is from. Would it be original research to mention which book it is from?--RainbowWerewolf (talk) 14:41, 6 January 2010 (UTC)

Place of birth[edit]

We give birthplace Norwell, Massachusetts. Does anyone have a source?

Scholastic Teachers gives Hingham, Massachusetts.

According to, "Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up."

--P64 (talk) 18:00, 5 April 2014 (UTC)