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Neighborhood notes: Front Royal - Lifestyle/Valley Scene
By NVDaily
Fiction: "The Hair Of Zoe Fleefenbacker Goes To School," Anderson; "The Treasure Bath," Andreasen; "Firefighter Ted," Beaty; "Itty Bitty," Bell; "Clifford The Champion," Birdwell; "On Our Way Home," Braun; "Jan Brett's Snowy Treasury," ...
Lifestyle/Valley Scene - http://www.nvdaily.com/lifestyle/

Celtic Memory Yarns: First The Seasonal Tale of the Postman's Socks...
By Jo at Celtic Memory Yarns
This year, however, I think my absolute favourite has to be The Mitten by Jan Brett. I'm sure you know it well, but this anniversary edition is so exquisite I am charmed afresh every time I turn over the pages. ...
Celtic Memory Yarns - http://celticmemoryyarns.blogspot.com/

Defender Rider Winter Riding Mitten 8
By admin
The Mitten Jan Brett 3.9 0.5 84208EN The Umbrella Jan Brett 2.7 0.5 63633EN Janan Cain 2.0.5 49356EN Horseback Riding in Action Kate Calder 5.8 1.0 9759EN. Adventure in Arabia (MH Edition) Chico Mendes: Defender of the Rain Forest. ...
Market Iconize - http://marketiconize.co.cc/

Sarah's random musings...: Alright...
By Sarahbear9789
Picture Book Thursday (15) - *Twas the Night Before Christmas, Clement Clark Moore; Illustrated: Jan Brett * * * Of course I had to pick this book for Christmas Eve. But I had to pick... 1 day ago. GreenBeanTeenQueen ...
Sarah's random musings... - http://sarahbear9789.blogspot.com/

Franklin School Festivities
NJ TODAY
After hearing stories about the Gingerbread Baby by author Jan Brett, Pre-K students in Kathy Harris' class created and decorated their own Gingerbread Man. ...

Mom - Musings: A Few Favorite Children Christmas Books
By Deanna/ibeeeg
Okay?have you read a Jan Brett book to your child yet? If yoou have not, go do so. Her books are wonderful. I like the stories and the illustrations are fabulous. Also, Jan Brett includes illustrations along the border of the pages. ...
Mom - Musings - http://ibeeeg.blogspot.com/

christinenorris: Merry Bookmas!
By christinenorris
My son came away with a new pile of Spongebob and assorted book, including two Jan Brett books he insisted on getting (I'm not arguing, I love them), and WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. No, he didn't have one yet, and I don't know how I ...
The Writer's Mind - http://christinenorris.livejournal.com/

Library at the End of Universe: Thursday Thirteeen #3 ~ Christmas ...
By Sassy Mama Bear
The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett 6. An Elf for Christmas by Michael Garland 7. The Shy Little Angel by Ruth Brown 8. On Christmas Eve by Margaret Wise Brown 9. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Anne Geddes ...
Library at the End of Universe - http://libraryattheendoftheuniverse.blogspot.com/

Fantastic Find: Reindeer Round-Up!
By Chels
Reindeer Baggie Toppers from Pocket Full of Posies. ◘ Make Reindeer Chow from Bakerella (similar recipe- Chex Muddy Buddies). ◘ Read The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett. Shared by Chels on 12/23/2009 ...
Fantastic Find - http://fantasticfind.blogspot.com/

The Eastwick Press Newspaper » Blog Archive » Berlin Library ...
By eastwickpress
The Mitten and a commemorative poster signed by children's author Jan Brett went to Chloe Demick, a kindergartner at Berlin Elementary School. The three books from The Boxcar Children Mysteries by author Gertrude Chandler Warner, ...
The Eastwick Press Newspaper - http://eastwickpress.com/news/

The Vitt Family: Mittens
By Bethany
Also going along with the Mittens theme, the extended day students (aka kindergarten students--our school, being montessori, calls these by different terms) did a reading of the story The Mitten by Jan Brett and the children sang some ...
The Vitt Family - http://thevittfamily.blogspot.com/

The Owl Librarian Bookmark | Kravmagaclothes05.h1x.com
By admin
Bookmark and Share at Jan Brett' and James Marshall' versions of Edward Lear' The Owl and the Pussycat. At times like these, ask the owl, not the one from the “Save the Raptors” printer cartridge campaign, but the Online Writing Lab at ...
Kravmagaclothes05.h1x.com - http://kravmagaclothes05.h1x.com/

Video: Children's Book Picks for the Holidays from McLean and ...
Traverse
You'll "Return to the Hundred Acre Wood" with David Benedictus, revel in another collection of Jan Brett classics and meet an American girl in Swiss Alps ...

eensies - inspiring parents, promoting learning & healthy ...
By brett
After throwing snowballs and making snowmen, you might want to curl up with a cup of cocoa and your little one and enjoy some wintery tales together. Here are some faves: Owl Moon by Jan Brett. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats ...
eensies - inspiring parents,... - http://www.eensies.com/

On the 8th day of Christmas?
By Eryn
Jan Brett is my son's self-proclaimed ?Favorite winter time author, with Eric Carle still being my favorite all time favorite author.? He has pretty good taste, Jan Brett wrote and illustrated some of the most beautifully detailed ...
The HomeSchooled Year - http://www.homeschooledyear.com/

Gingerbread Cookies on a Stick ? flamingobear
By Jenn Martin
I could share how Jan Brett's books Gingerbread Baby and Gingerbread Friends are wonderful tie-ins. 20091216-204-28023. But, really, I can't. Not when my husband offers up this gem: 20091216-204-28024. ?Sh*t. Everybody is gonna be able ...
flamingobear - http://www.flamingobear.com/

The Blanchfields: Gingerbread Baby
By Natalia Blanchfield
Nolan's new favorite book is Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby, so today we decided to make some "babies" from scratch (plus other family members, including "Gingerbread Craig"). They are all pretty funky, like this one, but made with ...
The Blanchfields - http://nolanblanchfield.blogspot.com/

A Day in the Life: Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza . . . Happy Holidays!
By Allyson
We made "Gingerbread Babies" - the recipe was taken from the pages of an adorable Jan Brett book about the Gingerbread baby. Pictures included! No programs for the older kids, just sugar laden in-class parties. ...
A Day in the Life - http://allysonreynolds.blogspot.com/

2009 in review ? Hope In Love
By Tsholo
1. day in the park/beach ? in Jan, Brett decided that for his birthday celebrations he was going to help out with a take-the-kids-from-an-orphanage-out-for-the-day-to-the-beach-and-love-them-day thing?and he invited people to go and ...
Hope In Love - http://tsholo.wordpress.com/

Students getting in holiday spirit
The Daily News of Newburyport
Becky Reese and her kindergartners have been reading winter stories by Jan Brett and are creating an ABC bulletin board display inspired by her drawing ...

Enjoy some winter time novels available at the Nakusp Library
Arrow Lakes News
Sharing ?The Mitten? by Jan Brett could easily become a family holiday tradition. Jan Brett's engaging characters, the Scandinavian influence in her artwork ...

Once Upon A Blog...: Stories for the Season: The Gingerbread Man ...
By The Ink Gypsy
Jan Brett was onto something and she knows it. The book is still in print, in hardcover, after ten years and Ms. Brett has catered to her enthusiastic children (and Mama) fans by making a ton of Gingerbread Baby activities available at ...
Once Upon A Blog... - http://fairytalenewsblog.blogspot.com/

Mrs. Reno's Kindergarten Class ? Blog Archive ? Tuesday, December 22
By creno
We read The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett. We have read several books by Jan Brett. Ask your child about her illustrations and what kind of clues she gives the reader. Then we made a book about reindeer. ...
Mrs. Reno's Kindergarten Class - http://cedar-wmu.edenpr.org/creno/

Noelle of the Nutcracker (Paperback) newly tagged "christmas ...
By arifai
... By Pamela Jane Buy new : $5.95 63 used and new from $0.01 Customer Rating: First tagged christmas by Michelle michellesays Customer tags: toys , holiday , holidays , kids , fiction , christmas , childrens books , jan brett , nutcracker.
Gift Idea - http://giftidea.a-rifai.net/

Princess Dragon Personalized InvitationsandThank You Notes
By admin
Print these free and Ironman; island princess; jan brett; jane and the dragon; jasmine; jim Send e-cards, personalized cards, photo cards, cards with sound. 1st Birthday Personalized Birthday Party Invitations and Thank You NotesParty ...
Quiz Pull - http://quiz-pull.joylader.com/

heartleaves: when you wake you'll see the world
By Mufasa
Little plastic Pokemon figures I'd forgotten the names of, a Jan Brett postcard from my 1st grade teacher, Brenden's lucky pencil that I always envied, a picture book I received as a birthday present from my first crush. ...
heartleaves - http://elbowshope.blogspot.com/

Mystery Island Room 123
By Mrs. Plish
... Subtraction Fluency ? Addition Fluency ? Starfall ? Math Games ? Spelling City. August / September Book of the Month - Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett. Cowboys and Cowgirls Yippee-Yay! by Gail Gibbons October Book of the Month ...
Mystery Island Room 123 - http://mysteryislandbartram.blogspot.com/

What's New @ the Library: New titles added 12-02 through 12-18
By Osage City Public Library
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? By Jan Brett (CD J Brett). A Magical Christmas by Claire Freedman (CD J Freedman). The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett (CD J Brett). The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett (CD J Brett) ...
What's New @ the Library - http://newatosagelibrary.blogspot.com/

Living and Learning: The Gingerbread Man Lapbook
By Sherry
image from Jan Brett coloring page. Inside Color words booklet ? storytelling cards ? Gingerbread Boy Primer ? Matching game cards. Making Gingerbread photo journal. pocket dot-to-dot ? Catch the Gingrebread Men game. Back ...
Living and Learning - http://livingandlearningnow.blogspot.com/

The Learning Pad
By The Learning Pad
We reread The Mitten by Jan Brett today. After reading the story the children cut out mittens, "sewed" them together with yarn, cut out paper animals from the story and used them to retell the story to a partner. ...
The Learning Pad - http://thelearningpad.blogspot.com/

Clare the Storyteller: Christmas!
By Clare
There are so many excellent illustrated versions of this poem, I like the Jan Brett one or the newish one by Matt Tavares. The poem itself is a little archaic in parts, but the naming of the reindeer is essential Christmas stuff. ...
Clare the Storyteller - http://clarethestoryteller.blogspot.com/

On The Beat in Bluffton: ?Gingerbread Baby?
By Jerry Battiste
Recently at Southern Wells Elementary, students in Mrs. Stallsmith's class began reading the book, ?Gingerbread Baby? by Jan Brett and decided it would be fun to try making some gingerbread houses themselves. With lots of goodies, ...
On The Beat in Bluffton - http://onthebeatinbluffton.blogspot.com/

This Little Project: Friday Favorites and Freebies
By Jedda
Are you familiar with Jan Brett? If not, take a look around her site and enjoy her work and send a free postcard too! These easy-to-make gift bags are darling! Try these handmade button snowflakes! If you like to sew and have a little ...
This Little Project - http://thislittleproject.blogspot.com/

A Place Called Kindergarten: Gingerbread Babies
By Jonelle Bell
Gingerbread Babies. We read. The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone. The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt. and. The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst. and made our own Gingerbread Babies. ...
A Place Called Kindergarten - http://aplacecalledkindergarten.blogspot.com/

Mrs. Porter's Kindergarten News: Class News.... Dec. 18, 2009
By deniseporter
Jan Brett has written many wonderful winter children's books and she has a fun web-site with activities available. Christmas tree. In Phonics, the second half of the year will be spent working with consonant sounds and making sure that ...
Mrs. Porter's Kindergarten News - http://garrisonmill.typepad.com/porter/

Mrs. Klug's Class: 12/18/09
By Mrs. Klug
In Computer Apps the students explored Jan Brett's website ( http://www.janbrett.com/ ) and learned how to print. In guidance they practiced social skills needed to play games and participate in other social situations. ...
Mrs. Klug's Class - http://klugclass.blogspot.com/

December 18, 2009 ? Aleph Academy
By admin
We were reading ?Trouble With Trolls? by Jan Brett and Marley commented that the trolls were similar to the wild things in ?Where the Wild Things Are.? When students make meaningful text-to-self, text-to-text and text-to-world ...
Aleph Academy - http://alephacademy.com/blog/

December 2009 Hedge a gram ? Jan Brett's Blog
By Jan Brett
This entry was posted on Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 3:49 am and is filed under Jan Brett Posts. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. ...
Jan Brett's Blog - http://janbrettsblog.com/

BooksForKidsBlog: Sam's Sleigh Ride: <em>Santa's Stowaway</em> by ...
By GTC
It's not an original plot line: Jan Brett also uses mischievous elves to add an engaging subplot to her lovely, rococo version of The Night Before Christmas (Tenth Anniversary Edition), but her stowaways are merely pranksters. ...
BooksForKidsBlog - http://booksforkidsblog.blogspot.com/

His Wonderful Works: Christmas Week!
By Elinette
Today will be making our Gingerbread House and reading one of our favorite stories Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby! Lots of gingerbread fun planned for the day. I'll make sure to post some pics. After today I'll be taking a blogging break, ...
His Wonderful Works - http://hiswonderfulworks.blogspot.com/

Read 'Em And Leap: Christmas Cheer
By Heidi
But here are just a few we're reading these days: If You Take A Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff, Merry Christmas, Curious George inspired by H.A. Rey, and Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett. ACTIVITIES: These are just a quick ...
Read 'Em And Leap - http://www.reademandleap.com/

From The Hive: another week at the nature center
By Beth- the mama bee
This is the order of the animals in Jan Brett's version of the book: A mole is the first to discover the mitten and crawls inside, followed by a snowshoe rabbit, a hedgehog, an owl, a badger, a fox, a bear and, finally a mouse. ...
From The Hive - http://mamabeefromthehive.blogspot.com/

Christmas Printables ? Commotion from the Ocean of Life
By Elaine
is loosely based on the Jan Brett book, Gingerbread Baby. Great to read alone or as a supplement. Gingerbread Lane is a file folder game that is played much like the board game, ?Candyland?. There are 2 versions, but the only difference ...
Commotion from the Ocean of Life - http://armyfamilyok.wordpress.com/

Kindergarten Chronicles: A Kindergarten Blog...: Polar Express Week
By Mrs. Larremore and her husband Mr. Larremore
We read the book The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett. Then we focused on the story elements of problem and solution. We worked together, at our tables, to make large reindeer. Posted by Mrs. Larremore and her husband Mr. Larremore ...
Kindergarten Chronicles: A Kindergart... - http://larremoreclass.blogspot.com/

Once Upon a Time: The Twelve Days of Christmas
By Cherith Kahl
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett, 1986. Jan Brett is one of America's most beloved detailed illustrators. You will love this picture book to go along with singing this favorite Christmas song with your family. ...
Once Upon a Time - http://ckahl.blogspot.com/

World travels offer inspiration for children's author Jan Brett
2TheAdvocate
By JUDY BERGERON Those words have sent young readers to faraway lands for fanciful tales over the last 30 years through the 36 children's books by Jan Brett ...

Serendipity: 100 books-a-month challenge ~ december
By Alex
The Twelve Days of Christmas illustrated by Jan Brett My Penguin Osbert by E. Cody Kimmel The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen retold by C. San Jose Christmas in July by Arthur Yorinks Mattland by Hazel Hutchins and Gail ...
Serendipity - http://canadianhomelearning.blogspot.com/

Beadology, My Life & Times: The Mitten
By Donna
When my daughter was a little girl one of our favorite books to read this time of year was The Mitten by Jan Brett. Not only were her books full of wondrous tales that are delightful to both children and adults alike, her illustrations ...
Beadology, My Life & Times - http://fyrebeadz.blogspot.com/

Visions of Snowmen | Everyday Pictures... Every... Day - BenSpark.com
By Drew
She sent Eva a great Christmas package today that included a Disney Coloring Book, Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby and a pair of special glasses that make it possible to see snowmen when you look at Christmas lights. ...
BenSpark.com - http://www.benspark.com/

Santa's favorite books ? The Santa blog
By redfishphoto
Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters, Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack; ?The Gift of the Magi,? O. Henry; The Snowman, Raymond Briggs; The Wild Christmas Reindeer, Jan Brett. Leave a Comment ...
The Santa blog - http://santaphotos.wordpress.com/

She Wears a Red Sox Cap...: Untitled
By Kelly
To make it EVEN better, they showed illustrations by Jan Brett, one of my favorite kids authors. Check it out... After that, Santa visited me for the second time in one night! At the end we got to participate in a sing a long! ...
She Wears a Red Sox Cap... - http://redsoxcap.blogspot.com/

World travels offer inspiration for children's author Jan Brett ...
By admin
The duo usually embark on two such tours a year, and this tour was promoting the 20th anniversary edition of her beloved The Mitten, and the new compilation of four of her classic stories, Jan's Brett's Snowy Treasury.
Everything about Gingerbread - http://www.everythinggingerbreadman.com/

World travels offer inspiration for children&#39;s author Jan ...
By strawberrycouture
World travels offer inspiration for children&#39;s author Jan Brett. Dec 19, 2009 at 10:44 PM; Post a comment. The book puts Gingerbread Baby, The Mitten, The Hat and The Three Snow Bears all under one cover. The Mitten, in a bit larger ...
strawberrycouture's blog - http://strawberrycouture.vox.com/

The Toy Bag: Reviews of Books & Toys for Babies, Toddlers, & Young ...
By Paula Horner, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
This is a whimsical story about Christmas that would be delightful to children of all ages and once again Jan Brett's illustrations are beautifully detailed and tell a charming story all of their own. Posted by Paula Horner, Ph.D., ...
The Toy Bag: Reviews of Books... - http://toybags.blogspot.com/

What's New @ the Library: New titles added 12-02 through 12-18
By Osage City Public Library
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? By Jan Brett (CD J Brett). A Magical Christmas by Claire Freedman (CD J Freedman). The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett (CD J Brett). The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett (CD J Brett) ...
What's New @ the Library - http://newatosagelibrary.blogspot.com/

Living and Learning: The Gingerbread Man Lapbook
By Sherry
image from Jan Brett coloring page. Inside Color words booklet ? storytelling cards ? Gingerbread Boy Primer ? Matching game cards. Making Gingerbread photo journal. pocket dot-to-dot ? Catch the Gingrebread Men game. Back ...
Living and Learning - http://livingandlearningnow.blogspot.com/

The Learning Pad
By The Learning Pad
We reread The Mitten by Jan Brett today. After reading the story the children cut out mittens, "sewed" them together with yarn, cut out paper animals from the story and used them to retell the story to a partner. ...
The Learning Pad - http://thelearningpad.blogspot.com/

Clare the Storyteller: Christmas!
By Clare
There are so many excellent illustrated versions of this poem, I like the Jan Brett one or the newish one by Matt Tavares. The poem itself is a little archaic in parts, but the naming of the reindeer is essential Christmas stuff. ...
Clare the Storyteller - http://clarethestoryteller.blogspot.com/

On The Beat in Bluffton: ?Gingerbread Baby?
By Jerry Battiste
Recently at Southern Wells Elementary, students in Mrs. Stallsmith's class began reading the book, ?Gingerbread Baby? by Jan Brett and decided it would be fun to try making some gingerbread houses themselves. With lots of goodies, ...
On The Beat in Bluffton - http://onthebeatinbluffton.blogspot.com/

This Little Project: Friday Favorites and Freebies
By Jedda
Are you familiar with Jan Brett? If not, take a look around her site and enjoy her work and send a free postcard too! These easy-to-make gift bags are darling! Try these handmade button snowflakes! If you like to sew and have a little ...
This Little Project - http://thislittleproject.blogspot.com/

A Place Called Kindergarten: Gingerbread Babies
By Jonelle Bell
Gingerbread Babies. We read. The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone. The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt. and. The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst. and made our own Gingerbread Babies. ...
A Place Called Kindergarten - http://aplacecalledkindergarten.blogspot.com/

Mrs. Porter's Kindergarten News: Class News.... Dec. 18, 2009
By deniseporter
Jan Brett has written many wonderful winter children's books and she has a fun web-site with activities available. Christmas tree. In Phonics, the second half of the year will be spent working with consonant sounds and making sure that ...
Mrs. Porter's Kindergarten News - http://garrisonmill.typepad.com/porter/

Mrs. Klug's Class: 12/18/09
By Mrs. Klug
In Computer Apps the students explored Jan Brett's website ( http://www.janbrett.com/ ) and learned how to print. In guidance they practiced social skills needed to play games and participate in other social situations. ...
Mrs. Klug's Class - http://klugclass.blogspot.com/

December 18, 2009 ? Aleph Academy
By admin
We were reading ?Trouble With Trolls? by Jan Brett and Marley commented that the trolls were similar to the wild things in ?Where the Wild Things Are.? When students make meaningful text-to-self, text-to-text and text-to-world ...
Aleph Academy - http://alephacademy.com/blog/

To Read, Or Not To Read...: Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett
By Trench Mommy
Jan Brett does not disappoint. This is a charming little story with illustrations that will real you into the story and having you pouring over this book. The Gingerbread Baby wants some friends and starts his search in the bakery. ...
To Read, Or Not To Read... - http://readornotread.blogspot.com/

Ellz Readz: Kidz Korner (5)
By Elie
Jan Brett, in case you are not familiar is a brilliant children's author and illustrator. The age ranges on all three of these books is 4-8, but younger childen will be engaged in this story as well because the illustrations are ...
Ellz Readz - http://ellzreadz.blogspot.com/

miller moments: Letter S
By Miller Moments
The Mitten by Jan Brett The Mitten by Alvin Tresselt The Missing Mitten Mystery by Steven Kellogg Katy and The Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton Geraldine's Big Snow by Holly Keller Too Many Mittens by Florence and Louis Slobodkin ...
miller moments - http://moremillers.blogspot.com/

Teacher turned mommy... not as easy as it sounds!
By Lori: Teacher Turned Mommy
So they decide to re-open the town's candy factory. today's story: The Twelve Days of Christmas illustrated by Jan Brett. Anyone who knows Jan Brett's work knows this is a beautiful version of this song! ...
Teacher turned mommy... not as... - http://teacherturnedmommy.blogspot.com/

Once upon a day in preschool: A Special Visitor
By Ms Debbie
We will also visit one of the Gingerbread stories again after Christmas break while we explore many of Jan Brett's masterpieces. Revisiting the same activities and books is a good thing for preschoolers. They can start to put more ...
Once upon a day in preschool - http://onceuponadayinpreschool.blogspot.com/

What Book Is That?: Gift Extravaganza: Illustrated Friday!
By Emily
Jan Brett has written and illustrated a ton of beautiful books and any of them would make an excellent gift, but this one is one that doesn't get as much mention as the others. It's a beautiful rendering of a Finnish folk tale where a ...
What Book Is That? - http://whatbookisthat.blogspot.com/

T is for?. ? Family in Feast and Feria
By Jennifer Gregory Miller
... Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett; Twelve Days of Christmas by Jack Kent. Discussion: December 18 is the second ?O? Antiphon, O Lord and Ruler / O Adonai. See yesterday's post for links regarding O Antiphons. ...
Family in Feast and Feria - http://familyfeastandferia.wordpress.com/

Literacy Launchpad: Make Your Own Early Literacy Gift Kit
By Amy @ Literacy Launchpad
The Mitten, by Jan Brett: Include a felt or fabric mitten that you can velcro together; along with felt, plush, or even paper animals to stuff inside the mitten and act out the story with. Or include some lacing mittens made out of ...
Literacy Launchpad - http://literacylaunchpad.blogspot.com/

Abban Kindergarten
By AbbanKindergarten
I shared some of my children's Christmas books by Eric Carle and Jan Brett. Today we pulled all of the holidays together with a holiday candles book. Get ready for Gingerbread Week! Next week we will be reading various gingerbread ...
Abban Kindergarten - http://abbankindergarten.blogspot.com/

Me In Life: What we found at the library #2
By Me In Life
Tyler fell in love with Jan Brett last year in kindergarten when his teacher did a whole unit on the author. She read a few of her books and did some activites with the kids. Tyler has since put Jan Brett in his top ten. ...
Me In Life - http://emsmeinlife.blogspot.com/

The G-man gets his due
San Diego Union Tribune - San Diego,CA,USA
The ?Gingerbread Baby,? by Jan Brett, will be read out loud. ?Gingerbread doesn't really have a San Diego connection,? Selak said, ?but we'll still ...

Little Lamb Books: Jan Brett's and Patricia Pollacco's Christmas Books
By Margaret Perry
Jan Brett and Patricia Polacco are two of the most prolific and engaging author/illustrators alive today. And they both have a great love for Christmas, as evidenced by the large number of Christmas themed books in their ouvre. ...
Little Lamb Books - http://littlelambbooks.blogspot.com/

The Purple Cow: 6th Story of Christmas
By Jeanine
For today's storytime, Jeanine read The Mitten by Jan Brett. After listening to the story, the children colored and cut out their own mitten. They also colored and cut out each of the animals from the story. By doing this activity, ...
The Purple Cow - http://purplecowbookstore.blogspot.com/

The Learning Pad
By The Learning Pad
We read The Hat by Jan Brett today. Earlier we had read The Mitten, also by Jan Brett. After reading the story we worked on our retelling skills. We also compared the two stories and talked about text to text connections. ...
The Learning Pad - http://thelearningpad.blogspot.com/

Mommy, hungry!: Party On
By J
There were nametags to set at a place where all the goodies were set out for decorating after we read Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby. Sis even volunteered to be the Baby puppet and sang out her line when it was time. ...
Mommy, hungry! - http://mommyhungry.blogspot.com/

Silly Eagle Books: books + toy = gift guide for preschoolers
By vanessa
The Umbrella by Jan Brett. Another really fun book by an author who has yet to disappoint us. This is the story of little Carlos who ventures out into the cloud forest with his palm leaf umbrella. He is on the search for some exotic ...
Silly Eagle Books - http://www.sillyeaglebooks.com/

Everyday Extraordinary: Nora is 14 Months Old...Give or Take
By Sarah Rose
She will now sit for slightly longer picture books, and has particularly enjoyed Little Critter and a Jan Brett book from the library. wants very much to be a helper, and tries to help with laundry and dishes whenever she can. ...
Everyday Extraordinary - http://sarahrosie.blogspot.com/

Paper + Color = Holidays ? jessBcuz
By jessbcuz
That's why I was so happy to find this lovely instructions sheet on crafting simple paper ornaments with children (or alone, or course) on the Jan Brett site. My childhood friend Sarah and I had planned a day of holiday crafting with ...
jessBcuz - http://jessbcuz.wordpress.com/

My Sweet Life (with Two Twinkies & a cupcake): Santa has a tough ...
By Barbara Manatee
So then I thought maybe it was this mouse - the little one from the book The Mitten by Jan Brett. It is a recent favorite read at bedtime and she always giggles when it tickles the bear's nose and makes him sneeze...but when I asked her ...
My Sweet Life (with Two Twinkies... - http://barbaramanatee.blogspot.com/

Song: The Mitten (Jan Brett) | Seasonal Winter | Quick Teaching Tips
By User Submitted
This song is a great song to sing with the kids after you have read Jan Brett's The Mitten. The Mitten (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell) The.
Quick Teaching Tips - http://www.quickteachingtips.com/

Mrs. Bingaman's Blog ? Blog Archive ? 12-16-09
By nbingaman
She read several Jan Brett books and the children enjoyed making gingerbread people. We worked on writing numbers up to and past 100 today. Two of the children made it past 200! We will continue to explore 3 digit numbers throughout the ...
Mrs. Bingaman's Blog - http://blogs.mbgsd.org/nbingaman/

RVH 4th graders participate in science, library activities
Pittsburg Morning Sun - Pittsburg,KS,USA
... the Other Reindeer? by Vivian Walsh while her kindergarten students read the book ?Gingerbread Baby? by Jan Brett and decorated gingerbread cookies. ...

Dallas Art News ? Dallas Museum of Art Announces 2010 Line-up of ...
By Press Release
From January to June 2010, Arts & Letters Live at the Dallas Museum of Art will feature award-winning and best-selling authors David Sedaris, David Wroblewski, Mary Oliver, Gary Paulsen, Lisa See, Jan Brett, Sarah Dunant, Jeff Kinney, ...
Dallas Art News - http://www.dallasartnews.com/

Angie Muresan ? Blog Archive ? happy christmas reading
By angiem
The Mitten retold by Jan Brett. The Gingerbread retold by Jan Brett. Toot and Puddle: I'll Be Home for Christmas Holly Hobbie. Christmas in the Big Woods Laura Ingalls Wilder. Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree Robert Barry ...
Angie Muresan - http://www.angiemuresan.com/

Still Life with Coffee: Christmas Fun
By Still Life With Coffee
And then I read, Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett. I saw it at Costco today for about $10. I adore Jan Brett for the holidays (and so did the kids). Have I mentioned how much I love with all my heart teaching one day a week? ...
Still Life with Coffee - http://eatsweepplay.blogspot.com/

Little Lamb Books: The Night Before Christmas
By Margaret Perry
For the neo-traditionalist, check out Jan Brett's classic version (she is the illustration queen of Christmas...see tomorrow's post!). There's also Mary Engelbright's cheerful version, and the new edition by illustrator Tom Browning, ...
Little Lamb Books - http://littlelambbooks.blogspot.com/

Hayden's Ferry Review Blog: Website of the Week - What to Give ...
By Cortney
Jan Brett, one of my favorite author/illustrators for her classics like The Mitten or Hedgie's Surprise, is giving Born to Run by Christopher McDougall to her "outdoorsy children, nieces, nephews, sister and trainers" because long ...
Hayden's Ferry Review Blog - http://haydensferryreview.blogspot.com/

Rain Taxi Benefit Auction
By admin
M.T. Anderson, Jan Brett, Stephen Dixon, Russell Edson, Brian Evenson, Robert Hass, Gerard Malanga, Paul Metcalf, Alice Notley, Wang Ping, Donald Revell, Buzz Spector & Marjorie Welish, Nathaniel Tarn, James Tate, Anne Waldman, ...
Nomadics - http://pierrejoris.com/blog/

Saigon South International School Elementary Library ? Holiday Fun ...
By CWilliams
If you need more activities to keep your kids busy, Jan Brett's website is packed with holiday fun! Click on ?Holiday Projects? for a huge selection of color pages, interactive activities, e-mail postcards and more. ...
Saigon South International School... - http://blog.ssis.edu.vn/eslibrary/

Jan Griffith: Merry Christmas from Norway!!
By Jan Griffith
We got to read about trolls and read funny Christmas stories by Jan Brett ( author of various childrens books.) During stations we researched facts on Norway, we wrote troll stories, we wrote Santa letters, and finished our most recent ...
Jan Griffith - http://jangriffith.blogspot.com/

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift?
Belleville Intelligencer - Belleville,Ontario,Canada
Look for beautifully illustrated editions of classics like "The Night Before Christmas" or "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. These books will be cherished for ...

Room to Grow: Making Early Childhood Count!: Gingerbread Lane
By T.Wright
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett; Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett; The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth; The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup (thanks to roseuttmiller for this suggestion!) The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt ...
Room to Grow: Making Early Childhood... - http://earlyliteracycounts.blogspot.com/

karmamatopoeia: That's Alotta Cookies!
By Sparklee
Got a Jan Brett author study, and to be honest, found it a bit lightweight. My kids are so beyond story sequencing! So, we're doing our own thing (a familiar refrain with us.) We have read/are reading... Daisy Comes Home ...
karmamatopoeia - http://karmamatopoeia.blogspot.com/

Kindergarten Teacher's Education Journey: Counting Down....
By Melissa Bonner
Some titles include The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett, Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett, Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Earnst, and The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt. There are SO many different titles to choose from! ...
Kindergarten Teacher's Education Journey - http://kindergarteneducationjourney.blogspot.com/

Picturebooks Everyday: Xmas 11
By Charlene Lai
... ?g?Ӫ??H?A?C?C?a????L???U?z0?L?^?H???Ѧ???ather Christmas ???H?ʡB?Ϥ?1938, 1976?X??; Visti from St. Nicholas And Santa Mouse, Too! by Clement C. Mouse illustrated by Loretta Krupinski; The Wild Christmas Reindeer, by Jan Brett ...
Picturebooks Everyday - http://picturebooksforeveryone.blogspot.com/

Witchy Chicks: Story Time
By Lisa Croll Di Dio
I have three picture book versions of this, but the one that is dog-eared and dented as only a beloved favorite can be is the version illustrated by Jan Brett. I love Ms. Brett's artwork, and she really shines here, bringing intricate, ...
Witchy Chicks - http://witchychicks.blogspot.com/

miller moments: MTM-Once Upon a Holiday the Moon Fell Out of the Sky
By Miller Moments
Geraldine's Big Snow by Holly Keller Too Many Mittens by Florence and Louis Slobodkin Brave Irene by William Steig The Hat by Jan Brett Winter Rabbit by Patrick Yee Snow Friends by M. Christina Butler and Tin a Macnaughton ...
miller moments - http://moremillers.blogspot.com/

Read All About It! ? Blog Archive ? Holiday books and memories
By Ashley
My personal favorite, Jan Brett's illustrations are so intricate and beautiful. 0651-color. Classic Christmas tale about how little gifts really matter during the holiday season. 6a00d8345172f169e2010536184604970b ...
Read All About It! - http://www.readallaboutit.open-books.org/

Stitch Lines: Christmas Collections...
By Linda H
I've long been a fan of Jan Brett, and her story The Wild Christmas Reindeer is one of her best, in my opinion. The illustrations are exceptional - the detail is amazing, and there is an "added bonus" on the side of each page with a ...
Stitch Lines - http://linda-hubbard.blogspot.com/

Welcome to the life of Loulou: Christmas at Loulou's
By LouLou@thelifeofloulou.blogspot.com
Jan Brett is my FAVORITE children's author, and I love her version of this Christmas classic. 101_1692. A plate with Silent Night, an old children's bible, and our Guatemalan nativity share this table. ...
Welcome to the life of Loulou - http://thelifeofloulou.blogspot.com/

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Mark Ockerbloom and the Boston Pops
My Fox Boston - Boston,MA,USA
... narrated by Fox 25's Mark Ockerbloom, with illustrations from the award-winning children's book author Jan Brett shown on screens above the orchestra. ...

The Spokesman-Review
The Spokesman Review - Spokane,WA,USA
Mitten Storytime - This year award winning author/illustrator Jan Brett celebrates the release of the 20th anniversary edition of her winter tale ?The ...

Silly Eagle Books: jan brett christmas favorites
By vanessa
We recently discovered Jan Brett and are so glad that we did. Juliet has been obsessed with this book for the past two weeks. It's the story of a gingerbread baby who is looking for some friends. He looks everywhere with no luck, ...
Silly Eagle Books - http://www.sillyeaglebooks.com/

The many thoughts of a reader: The Mitten by Jan Brett
By pinkflipflops
From Jan Brett's Website?. When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. One by one, woodland animals find the mitten and crawl in; first a curious mole, then a rabbit, ...
The many thoughts of a reader - http://hotpinkvixen.blogspot.com/

Sewing Chick: Read to your Kidlet
By Sewing-Chick
The Mitten is a Ukrainian folktale told by Jan Brett. In this tale, a little boy loses his white mitten in the snow. One by one, animals begin to snuggle themselves into the mitten to keep warm. Finally a bear squeezes into the mitten, ...
Sewing Chick - http://sewing-chick.blogspot.com/

In the purple house: Autumn books make way for Winter
By Lise
The Mitten by Jan Brett. We read this one every year. This year, the kids are starting to notice and appreciate the details and hints in the elaborate border artwork. I love it when a book offers something new to discover each time you ...
In the purple house - http://inthepurplehouse.blogspot.com/

resurrection fern: a blanketed horse
By Margaret Oomen
it's like an exact cross between Treva's horse and the troll horse from jan brett's christmas trolls! (dig out the book and you'll see what i mean!) beautiful! Posted by: rebekah | December 13, 2009 at 10:57 PM. Yanik. Hello Margaret, ...
resurrection fern - http://resurrectionfern.typepad.com/resurrection_fern/

Gingerbread House storytime at the bookshop ? The Inkblotter
By elifandmina
I had envisioned how it would go: we would read Gingerbread Friends and The Night Before Christmas by Jan Brett and then Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup. We would sip our hot chocolate and munch on some gingerbread cookies. ...
The Inkblotter - http://thekingsenglish.wordpress.com/

You Can't Catch Me! | Something to Say from 102A
By goethe102a
Here is the class listening our librarian, Mrs. Horsley, read The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. In class they heard The Gingerbread Boy by Robert Blair which is a traditional version, The Gingerbread Man, retold by Toni Gunnerson in ...
Something to Say from 102A - http://sanislokindergarten.com/

Pineapples & Artichokes: Moira recommends: Merry Christmas!
By Shannon Hillinger
Dad just gave us a copy of The Night Before Christmas illustrated by Jan Brett and Moira loves her illustrations and things that rhyme, so I'm hopeful. Bonus! Did you know that Jan Brett has coloring pages on her website? Awesome. ...
Pineapples & Artichokes - http://maydela.blogspot.com/

In Linda's Library: Happy Holidays
By Linda
Bookstores abound with different illustrations for this classic. What appeals to you may be all wrong for someone else. Jan Brett did some beautiful illustrations a few years ago, but I have heard people grumble that they are too busy. ...
In Linda's Library - http://inlindaslibrary.blogspot.com/

Ms. Rowan: December 14
By Ms. Rowan
Reading- We will be reading Jan Brett books and working on various skills. There will be guided reading book to go home on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Please read your 2 AR books and take the test. Social Studies- We will be reading ...
Ms. Rowan - http://kincaidcougars.typepad.com/rowan/

Big-name authors will be headed to Dallas next year
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth,TX,USA
28), Madison Smartt Bell (March 4), Lisa See (March 11), Jan Brett (March 28) and Elizabeth Kostova (April 16). Public radio favorites David Sedaris (April ...

bandwidow: Jan Brett Fan Club
By bandwidow
Jan Brett Fan Club. If you love her books as much as we do, you'll love her website! There are free coloring pages, activities, videos, and much more! at 2:54 PM. Labels: blog, book, just for fun ...
bandwidow - http://annkrestene.blogspot.com/

2009 Boston Holiday Pops Spreads Good Cheer! | Betsy's View
By Betsy Hijazi
and there were some nice surprises like the reading of Clement C. Moore's “'Twas the Night Before Christmas” with visual illustrations by artist Jan Brett. The Merry Sing-Along, including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Let it Snow! ...
Betsy's View - http://www.betsysview.com/

Preparing for Story of the World | Satori Smiles
By Angela
The First Dog, by Jan Brett, 1992; The Ice Age - Prehistoric World, by Dougal Dixon, 2006; Tonka, the Cave Boy, by Ross Hutchins; Little Grunt and the Big Egg, by Tomie dePaola; Life in the Prehistoric Age, by Giovanni Caviezel, 2005 ...
Satori Smiles - http://satorismiles.com/

The Ribbe's Big Southern Adventure: Two Weeks 'Til Christmas
By Ribbe Family
Meeting Jan Brett! My Seasonal Clock is Off! Three Months!! ► October (7). Mom's and Grace's Big Campout. "Cast Away" by Eli ? Fellowship of Believers ? Weekend of Four Ribbes ? "All I Want For Christmas..." Eli is "10"! ...
The Ribbe's Big Southern Adventure - http://ribbesinsouthcarolina.blogspot.com/

Gingerbread Party « Miss Jamie's Class Blog
By missjamiesclass
Some of the books we read were Gingerbread Baby (Jan Brett), Gingerbread Girl (??), Gingerbread Cowboy (??) and two different, more traditional Gingerbread Man stories. We compared and contrasted the different stories and I was quite ...
Miss Jamie's Class Blog - http://missjamiesclass.wordpress.com/

Heximer Library Blog: What are you reading?
By Miss Watson
... Miss Sutherland - The Mitten by Jan Brett; Ms Coleman - Froggy series by Jonathon London; Mr Dodman - Goosebumps Series by R.L. Stine; Ms Deschamps - Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss; Mrs Brannon - Love You Forever by Robert Munsch ...
Heximer Library Blog - http://hexlibrary.blogspot.com/

Yikes! « Daily Ramblings of a School Librarian
By librariantiff
This week, I did The Mitten by Jan Brett. Such a fun story that completely sucks the kids in. They can't believe when that bear crawls into that mitten! After the story (which is pretty short), we played “Nanna Bingo. ...
Daily Ramblings of a School Librarian - http://libraryramblings.wordpress.com/

Tots and Me: Letter M
By kewkew
I was actually looking for "The Mitten" by Jan Brett when I found it. Unfortunately our library didn't have "The Mitten" so I had to put it on hold from interlibrary loan. That's okay, they got a chance to wear mittens this week as it ...
Tots and Me - http://totsandme.blogspot.com/

Holiday Pops illustrated
Boston Globe - Boston,MA,USA
By Geoff Edgers Growing up in Hingham, Jan Brett would go to Symphony Hall and marvel at the performers. Later, she would marry one of them, Boston Symphony ...

Tepper's Top Ten
LHU Eagle Eye - Lock Haven,PA,USA
How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss - Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett Nothing smells better during snowy days than your favorite ...

Christmas Reading List ? Annette J Dunlea Irish Author's Literary Blog
By Annette Julia Dunlea
Jan Brett's Christmas Treasury; Burrow, Barbara. The Very First Christmas; Chorao, Kay. Baby's Christmas Treasury; Cutting, Michael. The Little Crooked Christmas Tree; (Deseret Book) Keeping Christmas: Stories from the Heart ...
Annette J Dunlea Irish Author's... - http://ajd8.wordpress.com/

Brimful Curiosities: Full to the Brim - Kid's Book Giveaway List ...
By Brimful Curiosities
The Mitten by Jan Brett or The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats Thing's Moms Like - Book Giveaway Ends 12/12/09. Nutcracker/The Christmas Magic Class of 2k10 - Book Giveaway Ends 12/12/09. Several Middle Grade/YA Books ...
Brimful Curiosities - http://www.brimfulcuriosities.com/

7 Quick Takes ? Beyond Homemaking
By violingirl
We're using the books on the lists marked Stories for Preparing Little Hearts plus some of the books on the list for Fireside Tales, specifically the Jan Brett books, but also a few others. ~6~. We had our first snow on Wednesday. ...
Beyond Homemaking - http://beyondhomemaking.wordpress.com/

Ms. Stern's Class Connection: Friday, December 11, 2009
By Ms. Stern
She read us a book called The Mitten, by Jan Brett. We thought about different activities that we enjoy having to do with snow. We wrote and drew about them on mitten paper. People wrote about snowball fights, sledding, building snowmen ...
Ms. Stern's Class Connection - http://sternwos.blogspot.com/

glue sticks and giggles: Happy Friday!
By Aimee van Meurs
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt; Double Trouble In Walla Walla; Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss; The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle; Possum Magic by Mem Fox; The Mitten by Jan Brett ...
glue sticks and giggles - http://gluesticksandgiggles.blogspot.com/

Preschool Playbook: Aven's Corner
By Preschool Playbook
Making A Milk Carton Gingerbread House - This is an extension activity to do after reading aloud Jan Brett's books,"The Gingerbread Baby" and "Gingerbread Friends". These are some pictures of a... 15 hours ago ...
Preschool Playbook - http://www.preschoolplaybook.com/

karmamatopoeia: Lousy post
By Sparklee
Just a quick list because it's pure chaos around here: Jan Brett author study, deer and Star Wars lapbooks, Uno, Jenga, Christmas Shrinky Dinks, playdates with school friends, playdates with homeschool friends, Christmas shopping, ...
karmamatopoeia - http://karmamatopoeia.blogspot.com/

Room to Grow: Making Early Childhood Count!: Holiday Celebrations ...
By T.Wright
The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett ? The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett ? If You Take A Mouse to the Movies (Special Christmas Edition) by Laura Numeroff ? Olivia Helps with Christmas by Ian Falconer ...
Room to Grow: Making Early Childhood... - http://earlyliteracycounts.blogspot.com/

United Teaching Discoveries: Gingerbread Kids
By Basia
[11:51 PM | 0 comments ]. image This recipe and decorating ideas are a great follow up activity to reading The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. Instructions for the Gingerbread Kids are available @ Martha Stewart. Bookmark and Share ...
United Teaching Discoveries - http://discoveries.unitedteaching.com/

Christmas Tour ? Girls in White Dresses
By sjbraun
This is a favorite new book I received this year, written and illustrated by one of my favorite children's authors, Jan Brett. If you live or work with kids ? or if you just enjoy beautiful things ? you owe it to yourself to explore Jan ...
Girls in White Dresses - http://girlsinwhitedresses.wordpress.com/

More Precious than Jewels: Thursday's Tip: The Mitten
By Emily Wallace
The Mitten by Jan Brett is the book they are working on this month at Jackson's school/speech time. The school uses the Read It Once Again curriculum in choosing what book to use for the month. The last book was Silly Sally and ...
More Precious than Jewels - http://emilyewallace.blogspot.com/

What are some family tradition activities I could do with my ...
By admin
Jan Brett has written The Gingerbread Baby and it is a cool book! I do not think it is a family tradition, but The Reindeer Pokey is a fun dance. It is to the regular Hokey Pokey tune, except you use reindeer body parts: ...
Family, Children and Parenting - http://familyhit.com/

JAN | Levelmedical04.myftp.org
By admin
4, 512 Free Coloring, Video, and Activities Pages Welcome to Jan Brett's home page. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free service that provides information on job accommodations and the employment provisions of the Americans ...
Levelmedical04.myftp.org - http://levelmedical04.myftp.org/

ChicksWithKidz: Christmas books for children
By ChicksWithKidz.com
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve by Jan Brett I've Seen Santa by David Bedford The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett Santa Mouse & Santa Mouse Where Are You by Michael Brown Bright Christmas, an Angel Remembers by Andrew Clements ...
ChicksWithKidz - http://chickswithkidz.blogspot.com/

12/9 Children's programs scheduled at library
Star News - Elk River,MN,USA
?Children ages 3?5 are invited to a ?Jan Brett Journey? on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 10:30 ? 11:15 am The attendance limit is 25. ?Families with children of all ...

Gingerbread house festival brings wonder to York library
York Weekly - Portsmouth,NH,USA
She based her own entry on the beloved "Gingerbread Baby" picture book by author and illustrator Jan Brett. Danielle meticulously cut gingerbread animals by ...

Ruth Ham: Waterboro firm to repair Shapleigh Town Hall's roof
Foster's Daily Democrat - Dover,NH,USA
... "Merry Christmas Splat," by Rob Scotton; "Never Ask a Bear," by V. Rampersaud; "Waddle," by Rufus Seder; "Snowy Treasure," by Jan Brett; "Fancy Nancy, ...

Sigrid, Mommy & Daddy in long-distance peek-a-boo: Plaid and Argyle
By The Momma
Aunt Karen read the Gingerbread Friends by the incredibly talented illustrator Jan Brett. Can you see that Sigrid is holding the gingerbread baby doll? Look at that HUGE Christmas tree reflected in the window! ...
Sigrid, Mommy & Daddy in long-distanc... - http://shimmycocopop.blogspot.com/

Together Time 4 Families: Making A Milk Carton Gingerbread House
By My name is Susan Maguire.
This is an extension activity to do after reading aloud Jan Brett's books,"The Gingerbread Baby" and "Gingerbread Friends". These are some pictures of a Gingerbread House I made out of a clean, rinsed out and dry 1/2 quart carton of ...
Together Time 4 Families - http://www.togethertime4families.com/

Through the Looking Glass Book Review: Ducks on ice
By Marya Jansen-Gruber
(1), holiday books (2), Holiday Gift guide (1), Insects (1), inspiring readers (1), interview (35), interviews (1), ISBN numbers (1), J. K. Rowling (1), Jackie Morris (1), Jacqueline Kelly (2), Jan Brett (1), Jane Yolen (1) ...
Through the Looking Glass Book Review - http://lookingglassreview.blogspot.com/

It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world: Favorite Christmas Stories
By bet[c]
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett Books by Jan Brett have such wonderful page layouts. There is another story going on in the pictures on the borders of each page. Christmas Trolls by Jan Brett Another cute story from Jan Brett. ...
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world - http://itsamadmadmadmadworld.blogspot.com/

Heath Extended Day Program: K/1 is having so much fun!
By Heath Extended Day Program
The Mitten by Jan Brett. A polar Bear Journey by Debbie Miller. Ice Bears by Brenda Guiberson. A Polar Bear Biologist at Work by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent. Animals that Hibernate by Larry Dane Brimner. Arctic Stories by Michael Arvaarluk ...
Heath Extended Day Program - http://heathextendedday.blogspot.com/

Fun with Gingerbread! | The Chicago Area Blog
By Kathy Kressner
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett; The Gingerbread Boy by Richard Egielski; The Gingerbread Man by Eric Kimmel; The Cajun Gingerbread Boy illustrated by Berthe Amoss. Head to the kitchen! Preheat oven to 350 F; Sift together in a large bowl ...
The Chicago Area Blog - http://blogs.aupairinamerica.com/chicagoarea/

Johnson Family: 16 Days Until Christmas
By Linda
I was so inspired last night by reading my favorite children's Christmas stories by author Jan Brett. Her illustrations are thought provoking and beautiful, her stories are simple and sweet, filled with anticipation of the coming ...
Johnson Family - http://patandlinda.blogspot.com/

Gingerbread House Festival brings wonder to York library
Seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth,NH,USA
She based her own on the beloved "Gingerbread Baby" picture book by author and illustrator Jan Brett. Danielle meticulously cut all of the gingerbread ...

Memories of a Catholic Wife and Mother: Christmas, Feast Day, and ...
By Christine
Each year, we read a lot of Christmas, Feast Day, and winter books. This year, some of the books are new to us, but most of them are old favorites. The books that we have read so far are: Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett ...
Memories of a Catholic Wife and Mother - http://catholicmemories.blogspot.com/

This Abode: Favorite Children's Books: Christmas Edition ...
By Linds
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett J is For Jesus by Crystal Bowman Peter Spier's Chrismas! by Peter Spier (no words in this book but lovely pictures that let you tell your own story). Any Christmas favorites in your family? ...
This Abode - http://thisabode.blogspot.com/

Adam's Hospitality & Tourism Industry Blog: Boston Pops begin ...
By acastigl
Jan Brett, the children's book author who's married to the BSO's bass player Joe Hearne, illustrated an absolutely glorious version. The other big change is the Christmas story. This year, we use texts from the Gospels to tell the ...
Adam's Hospitality & Tourism... - http://bostonhospitalityindustry.blogspot.com/

Room 131 News ? An Author Study: Jan Brett
By Marcia
On Monday, we started an author study of local writer Jan Brett. Some of her most well-known books include The Mitten, The Gingerbread Baby, and The Hat. We are learning about Brett's "footprints"- elements of her writing and ...
Room 131 News - http://mhall.wordpress.bedford.k12.ma.us/

My tattered cover: Cajun gingerbread
By Nf1andprek-whisper
We moved up to The gingerbread baby by Jan Brett and then Gingerbread friends also by Jan Brett. Yesterday we read the gingerbread cowboy and Tomorrow we will learn some french as we learn the following new words: Bayou Lafourche ...
My tattered cover - http://nf1andpre-kwhisper.blogspot.com/

Tea with Mrs. Nesbitt: Seasons Eatings!
By Mrs. Nesbitt
One book in particular has been fun to read with Madison, by the author Jan Brett, one of Mommy's favorites. We love the artwork in all her books, and this one is no different. Each page of "Gingerbread Baby" tells a simple, ...
Tea with Mrs. Nesbitt - http://madisoncypher.blogspot.com/

The Time Before Dawn: Gingerbread with Mo and Mommy
By Kellie
Jan Brett is one of our favorite authors right now. Anna LOVES her books, The Mitten and The Hat, so when I saw this book at the store, I bought it without even reading it. Although it's not my favorite, it still has all the animals ...
The Time Before Dawn - http://thetimebeforedawn.blogspot.com/

Mystery Island Room 123
By Mrs. Plish
... Subtraction Fluency ? Addition Fluency ? Starfall ? Math Games ? Spelling City. August / September Book of the Month - Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett. Cowboys and Cowgirls Yippee-Yay! by Gail Gibbons October Book of the Month ...
Mystery Island Room 123 - http://mysteryislandbartram.blogspot.com/

Lockhart, Pops get ready to spread holiday cheer
Boston Herald - Boston,MA,USA
Jan Brett, the children's book author who's married to the BSO's bass player Joe Hearne, illustrated an absolutely glorious version. ...

Book display honors lifetime education advocate
Yuma Sun - Yuma,AZ,USA
One of Peggy's favorite authors, Jan Brett, is prominently featured in the wall display next to the Youth Services desk. Everybody in the Morriss family is ...

New 'Night Before Christmas' features local artist
Hot Springs Star - Hot Springs,SD,USA
Modern day illustrators include Jan Brett, Michael Hague and Mary Engelbreit. ?The Night Before Christmas? was published by Sterling Publishing Co., ...

Slippery Tiger Tales: Report from Mormor: pyrotechnics and long ...
By laurafingerson
We also read over half way in the big Jan Brett book of stories. They love those more complex stories. I wonder if I will ever need to read Last One In Is a Rotten Egg again! They love the detailed illustrations, especially the ones ...
Slippery Tiger Tales - http://slipperytiger.blogspot.com/

Birds, Butterflies, and Blossoms: A Nature Journal: First Snow
By Jackie Callahan
(This musing reminds me of Jan Brett's classic children's story, The Mitten, in which seven or eight animals try to escape winter's cold by squeezing into a lost mitten, each subsequent interloper being larger than the last, ...
Birds, Butterflies, and Blossoms:... - http://birdsbutterfliesblossoms.blogspot.com/

Gingerbread Baby | Pembroke Media Center Blog
By jg13bps
In Media last week we read The Gingerbread Man retold by Jim Ayelsworth. This week we read Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby, one of Miss Green's favorite stories!
Pembroke Media Center Blog - http://blogs.birmingham.k12.mi.us/pembrokemc/

If Only I Had Super Powers...
By CC
Watch and listen to Jan Brett read her version of the story, Gingerbread Baby (note actual story begins about 3.5 minutes through the video). 6. Compare and Contrast 2 of your favorite stories with the Venn diagram-- Printable ...
If Only I Had Super Powers.... - http://ifonlyihadsuperpowers.blogspot.com/

Mozi Esm? Christmas School
By MoziEsm?
The Christmas Story with Ruth J. Morehead's Holly Babes; Sadie and the Snowman by Allen Morgan; If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff; The Night Before Christmas illustrated by Jan Brett; The Story of Christmas by Gwen ...
Mozi Esm?- http://moziesme.blogspot.com/

Kindermusik by Cathy Siebert: Books, Books, Books, I Love Books
By Cathy Siebert
Author Jan Brett Experience your favorite Jan Brett books through fun online games and activities www.janbrett.com. Boowakwala Very appealing site with musical activities, cooking fun, coloring pages, coordination games, races, ...
Kindermusik by Cathy Siebert - http://kmbycs.blogspot.com/

Kindergartners bring "Billy Goats Gruff" to life | KCD
By admin
Students will later compare and contrast the fairy tale with Three Snow Bears during their author study of Jan Brett. Photo set on Flickr ? Billy Goats Gruff ? Login or register to post comments ...
KCD - http://www.kcddrupal.com/

Texas Art Teacher: Gingerbread Landscapes
By Keri Smathers Pye
This was a lesson inspired by Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby and a gingerbread house that my son made. We used sharpies to draw and watercolor pencils and Mr. Sketch markers to add color. White oil pastel was used for the "icing" to ...
Texas Art Teacher - http://keripye.blogspot.com/

Room 240
By jk
We read The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett, which the kids enjoyed. It had some different settings and characters, which gave us a nice contrast to the other books that we have read thus far. The kids also traded the books in their ...
Room 240 - http://room-240.blogspot.com/

B.K.'s KinderFrogs: Run, Run as Fast as You Can!
By FroggieGirl
We read Paul Galdone's Gingerbread Boy and Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby. We will compare the characters and events in each of these stories. Mrs. Raypold was off at a meeting with Mrs. Traynor and some other teachers this afternoon and ...
BK's KinderFrogs - http://bkskinderfrogs.blogspot.com/

SouthForte Farms: Giveaway!!!
By Kathleen
Have you read any of Jan Brett's books to your children? They are delicious to the eyes--just look at this: On this side of the page, the little mitten window tells you something of what is going on elsewhere, while the main story is ...
SouthForte Farms - http://southforte.blogspot.com/

Starcat's Study: Seasonal Favorites
By Starcat
The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett. Check out any of the picture books by this author. Delightful pictures and fun stories for all ages. Music: "Holiday Spirits" by Straight No Chaser. These guys have amazing voices, ...
Starcat's Study - http://starcat.freakwitch.net/

The Night Before Christmas ? and more classic holiday tales review ...
By Erin
Narrated by Anthony Edwards, the title story of The Night Before Christmas is based on Clement C. Moore's beloved poem; Santa's visit on a snowy Christmas Eve is beautifully brought to life with animated versions of Jan Brett's ...
Connected2Christ - http://connected2christ.com/theblog/

metteharrison - December presents week #2
By metteharrison
06 December 2009 @ 01:45 pm. December presents week #2. 15: Hunger by Michael Grant 14: Ice by Sarah Beth Durst 12: Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman 10: Warriors: Into the Wind by Erin Hunter 7: Christmas multipack by Jan Brett ...
metteharrison - http://metteharrison.livejournal.com/

Tripp Trap Tripp Trap: Simply havin' a wonderful Christmas time
By Kimberli
Our favorite book so far has been "The Gingerbread Baby" by Jan Brett. We might have to buy that one in the future. Gingerbread cookie making. We made some all sized of ginerbread people, making sure to cut out some babies (to go with ...
Tripp Trap Tripp Trap - http://gktripp.blogspot.com/

The Night Before Christmas Tenth Anniversary Edition - Reviews of ...
By Greta
The gorgeous illustrations by Jan Brett add a new dimension to the familiar tale, and I always am a sucker for rhyming read-alouds. You can purchase this in hardcover for $12.23 at amazon.com, and start your own Christmas tradition. ...
UpscaleBaby.com - http://upscalebaby.com/blog/

December 7th, 2009 ? Pre-K & K News
By stjohnssepre
Christmas in the Barn?By: Margaret Wise Brown; The Gingerbread Man?By: Karen Schmidt; The Mitten?By: Jan Brett. Christ Light? This week are learning lessons 2A: God Leads His People out of Egypt and 2B: God Leads His People through the ...
Pre-K & K News - http://stjohnsprekk.wordpress.com/

Preschool Playbook: All Right With White!
By Preschool Playbook
Compare and Contrast These Gingerbread Stories - My last 2 posts were about Jan Brett's new book, "Gingerbread Friends" and making gingerbread with my grandchildren. Today's post continues that theme high... 5 days ago ...
Preschool Playbook - http://www.preschoolplaybook.com/

Teaching Heart Mom: It's Snowing Printables...
By Teaching Heart Mom
Have you checked out Jan Brett's site? Here are some great printables from her site. Gingerbread Baby coloring page (Jan Brett) Hedgie's Cookies Coloring Page (Jan Brett) Christmas Trolls Coloring Page (Jan Brett) Reindeer Ornaments ...
Teaching Heart Mom - http://teachingheartmom.blogspot.com/

Mrs. Jackson's Class Website Blog: Christmas Books
By CBJ
The 12 Days of Christmas illustrated by Jan Brett On Christmas Eve by Margaret Wise Brown If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Joffe Numeroff The 12 Bugs of Christmas : A Pop-Up Christmas Counting Book by David A. Carter ...
Mrs. Jackson's Class Website Blog - http://mrsjacksonsclasswebsiteblog.blogspot.com/

Mrs. Kucharski's 3rd Grade Class
By Elena Kucharski
Also this week we will do an author study on Jan Brett. With over thirty four million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author illustrators of children's books. The class will get an opportunity to choose some of ...
Mrs. Kucharski's 3rd Grade Class - http://staff.bbhcsd.org/kucharskie/

United Teaching: Tot School
By Basia
For our Christmas theme, in addition to the Christmas puzzles, after reading The Wild Reindeers by Jan Brett, Connor completed a reindeer craft activity. This craft project was very simple. To create the reindeer, you trace and cut out ...
United Teaching - http://blog.unitedteaching.com/

G is for? ? Family in Feast and Feria
By Jennifer Miller
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett; Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett. Books Marked with a G: The Princess and the Kiss: The Three Gifts at Christmas by Jennie Bishop, illustrated by Preston McDaniels; The Gifts by Regina Fackalmayer ...
Family in Feast and Feria - http://familyfeastandferia.wordpress.com/

readerbuzz
By debnance@gmail.com (readerbuzz)
Christmas Trolls by Jan Brett Treva notices things are missing as Christmas approaches. She discovers the culprits, two trolls, and teaches them what Christmas is really all about. Ages 5-8. 8/10. Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake ...
readerbuzz - http://readerbuzz.blogspot.com/

mama ba lama: december 3-5: what can i say...it's been that kinda week
By kristina
Jan Brett's books are SO beautiful. i highly recommend these to EVERYONE, young and young at heart! tonight was movie night! as you have probably already guessed: we LOVE movies around here! (the bug usually declares at least 1 movie ...
mama ba lama - http://mamabalama.blogspot.com/

Sutton's First Grade
By Sutton First Grade
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett The Best Christmas Present of All by Linda Jennings Mrs. Santa Claus by Penny Ives Merry Christmas Mom and Dad by Mercer Mayer Night Tree by Eve Bunting Clifford's First Christmas by Norman Bridwell ...
Sutton's First Grade - http://firstgradesutton.blogspot.com/

Lesson Plans Plus: Christmas Books for Preschoolers
By Kimberly
">Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve by Jan Brett (*Note, this may not be appropriate for younger preschoolers as it is a Norwegian legend with trolls and a bear.) Christmas Stories and Poems '>Christmas Stories and Poems by Lisa ...
Lesson Plans Plus - http://lessonplansplus.blogspot.com/

Another Book + Craft for Kids Lesson Plan | Vivikas's Shop
By Francine Clouden
La Famille has these Reindeer to go with the book The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett. Just looking at her books make it feel like winter. She also does a large red felt heart for How the Grinch Stole Christmas, a Dr.
Vivikas's Shop - http://vivikas.com/

The Full Mommy: Holiday Gift Ideas From Penguin Young Readers Group
By Leighann of Multi-Minding Mom
(From Penguin:) Millions of readers have fallen in love with Jan Brett's The Mitten, and over 2.5 million copies have been sold since publication in 1989. This striking oversized anniversary edition with a silver foil jacket and a fresh ...
The Full Mommy - http://www.thefullmommy.com/

SurLaLune Fairy Tales Blog: Nutcracker Week: Vladimir Vagin
By Heidi Anne Heiner
Vagin's illustrations for the story remind me of Jan Brett's work, with the intricate details and I also detect a bit of the influence of Ivan Bilibin among others, understandable with Vagin's Russian heritage. (He also illustrated Jane ...
SurLaLune Fairy Tales Blog - http://surlalunefairytales.blogspot.com/

Still snug ? Lifenut
By mopsy
Ryley's whisper wove under and over and in between the fibers of Jan Brett's words. White as snow, a lost hand-made mitten grew. It housed each animal who found it on the forest floor. It was small when the animals were small. ...
Lifenut - http://www.lifenut.com/blog/

Reading My Library: Read Aloud Thursday
By Carrie
Don't hate me for this one, but I found a small copy (i.e., "pocket sized) of Jan Brett's Twelve Days of Christmas at Goodwill for $0.99. We have a local Christmas display that plays this classic song as you drive through a lit scene of ...
Reading My Library - http://www.readingmylibrary.com/

Have You seen our Gingerbread Man? ? Kindergarten Room 203
By Kindergarten Room 203
On Thursday we discovered that in Jan Brett's version, The Gingerbread Baby the main character, Mattie makes a house to catch the Gingerbread man. After reading this story, the class concluded that we MUST build a house. ...
Kindergarten Room 203 - http://misshsplace.wordpress.com/

Recipes and Funnies | Friesencold
By ginger
It's called Hedgie's Surprise and was written by Jan Brett, who also wrote The Mitten and The Hat, both of which we do own and also enjoy very much. Hedgie's Surprise is just a clever story with great characters, especially the Tomten. ...
Friesencold - http://www.friesencold.com/

Blenda Smith: SMITH'S SCOOP DECEMBER 4, 2009
By Blenda Smith
We move right into our academic day once announcements end. Thanks for considering this. Next week's curriculum focus: Language Arts: Books: The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone; The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett ...
Blenda Smith - http://pickettsmill.typepad.com/blenda_smith/

Ann Crabs: Getting Little Ones to Bed at the Holidays
By Ann
Snuggling up and reading one of Jan Brett's Christmas stories are our favorites. A little snack with milk helps calm little ones. Our rule about Christmas shows is this: if they don't go to bed afterwards with no problems, ...
Ann Crabs - http://ann-crabs.blogspot.com/

Yates Arts-in-Education library blog: Picture Book of the Week ...
By Yates Library
Jan Brett is our Author/Illustrator of the month in December. Not only do I love her illustrations and the way that she supports schools and libraries, but I also want to highlight some authors who are not old white men. ...
Yates Arts-in-Education library blog - http://yateslibrary.blogspot.com/

Boston Pops celebrates the season and brings Jan Brett's ...
The Patriot Ledger - Quincy,MA,USA
The illustrations by Norwell children's author Jan Brett will add a new dimension to a piece regularly performed at the Holiday Pops. ...

View 75 trees at Cameco Capitol Christmas display
Northumberland Today - Cobourg,Ontario,Canada
Originally called An Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas, Jan Brett has illustrated the magical images of Christmas in the poem: Santa riding around in the ...

Online Advent Calendars ? Cyn's View of Reality
By cydlee61
http://www.advientos.com/. I love Jan Brett's books and artwork! Here's a Jan Brett Advent calendar you can print out and assemble for your own use in your home: http://www.janbrett.com/christmas_treasury_advent_calendar.htm ...
Cyn's View of Reality - http://cynsreality.wordpress.com/

Piece of Cake!: Christmas Books
By Valerie Porter
The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett Jolly Old Santa Claus by "Sparkle" with George Hinke The Treesof the Dancing Goats by Patricia Polacco Where's Prancer? by Syd Hoff The Christmas Crocodile by Bonny Becker ...
Piece of Cake! - http://porterpreschool.blogspot.com/

Dragonfly Design Studios: A LIttle Christmas Magic for you.....
By noreply@blogger.com (Stephanie Mealor Corder)
Angie of Artangel has a lovely selection of affordable art including some wonderful wooden Christmas ornaments the reind me of Jan Brett's work. Renie Britenbucher creates whimisical pieces chock full of humor, light-heartedness and ...
Dragonfly Design Studios - http://dragonflydegignstudios.blogspot.com/

Our Little Tongginator: Great Children's Books for Christmas
By tonggumomma@gmail.com (a Tonggu Momma)
I'd recommend The Night Before Christmas by Rachel Isadora, Christmas Cookies: Bite-Sized Holiday Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett and Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas by Jane O'Connor for your lessons. ...
Our Little Tongginator - http://ourlittletongginator.blogspot.com/

The Gamble Life: It's The Christmas Season!
By maya gamble
-stay up 15 minutes late reading Jan Brett Christmas stories. -make thumbprint Christmas cards (the drawings are done with thumbprints and pen). What do you put in your advent calendar? Like most years I'm trying to think of a new ...
The Gamble Life - http://thegamblelife.typepad.com/the_gamble_life/

slacker_mum - Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009
By slacker_mum
Then the kids all gathered together to hear the Jan Brett story "The Mitten". Each kid got a snack and a mitten that they could lace up and each of the animals in the story that they could color and put in the mitten. ...
slacker_mum - http://slacker-mum.livejournal.com/

Sentiments by Sophia: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
By Sophia
You'll love this story! It's heart-warming and fun, one of my favorites. If you're looking for fabulous, go straight to Amazon and order the Jan Brett collection. Her art is unforgettable! Recipe: 7 Layer Chicken Casserole! ...
Sentiments by Sophia - http://sophiacorbridge.typepad.com/sentimentsbysophia/

Jan Brett Winter Stories ? Roo's Classroom
By Roo
I put these two stories at my listening station. The kids always love Jan Brett. There are tons of activities to go along with her books at her website. I especially like the mitten activity that goes along with the story The Mitten. ...
Roo's Classroom - http://thedolphinlady.wordpress.com/

Happy Birthday Author: Happy Birthday Jan Brett - December 1
By noreply@blogger.com (Eric Van Raepenbusch)
There are many books by Jan Brett that focus on the holiday season. They were even compiled into a treasury book that might be a great Christmas gift. Jan Brett's Christmas Treasury includes the following 7 stories: The Mitten, ...
Happy Birthday Author - http://www.happybirthdayauthor.com/

Dudley First Grade ? Blog Archive ? Writer's Workshop R2/ Week 8 ...
By dudley1
Read the story: The Hat by Jan Brett. Start talking about Readers Theatre script for The Hat by Jan Brett. Pull sticks for different parts of story. Give each child a copy of the script with their part highlighted. ...
Dudley First Grade - http://blog.gothenburg.k12.ne.us/dudley1/

Great holiday stories to share with children
Port Huron Times Herald - Port Huron,MI,USA
... Croswell Choices this week: "Snowmen at Night" by Caralyn Buehner; "The Mitten" by Jan Brett and "The Christmas Tree Ship: The Story of Captain Santa" ...

Good Books for Kids: Snow Books!
By Pam T
Jan Brett's Snowy Treasury by Jan Brett?A Collection of Jan Brett classics, including The Mitten, The Hat, Gingerbread Baby and The Three Snowbears (an Inuit Goldilocks), all set in marvelous snowy climes. ...
Good Books for Kids - http://www.booksforkids-reviews.com/

Mittens ? Roo's Classroom
By Roo
When we were done reading both versions we made a Venn diagram with one circle for Jan Brett's version and one circle for Alvin Tresselt. Frank did very well thinking of ways that they were the same and different. ...
Roo's Classroom - http://thedolphinlady.wordpress.com/

*: Jan Brett's Birthday
By Katie
Comprised of seven of Jan Brett's stories, this book will keep you and your child entertained for one whole week of bedtime stories starting the week before Christmas and culminating on Christmas Eve with The Night Before Christmas. ...
* - http://katiesliteraturelounge.blogspot.com/

amy34 - My kids' favorite book series
By amy34
The Umbrella, by Jan Brett. Picture book about animals in a South American rainforest. The Little Red Hen, by Lucina McQueen (illustrator). Ethan loves the justice of the dog, cat, and goose not getting to eat the bread because they ...
amy34 - http://amy34.livejournal.com/

The Advent Book Box ? The Simple Mom
By dsimple
(The) Glorious Impossible by Madeleine L'Engle. Martin Luther's Christmas Book by Martin Luther. (The) Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore, illustrated by Jan Brett. A Northern Nativity: Christmas Dreams of a Pairie Boy ...
The Simple Mom - http://thesimplemom.wordpress.com/

Our Cozy Little Book Corner: Christmas Book and Activity a Day ...
By Our Cozy Little Book and Art Corner
Dec 1: Gingerbread baby by Jan Brett. Summary: 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. ...
Our Cozy Little Book Corner - http://bookwormsbooknook.blogspot.com/

3T News and Reviews
By 3T
Jan Brett's Birthday - Today Jan Brett celebrates her 60th Birthday! While a wonderful author all around, I opted to feature her Christmas stories today to honor her birthday! En... 10 hours ago. Abby (the) Librarian ...
3T News and Reviews - http://3tnar.blogspot.com/

Ridge Hill School ? Blog Archive ? Upstairs December Newsletter
By Stacey - Ridge Hill School
December commenced with a birthday celebration for author, Jan Brett, and a class dramatization of The Mitten. Throughout the year we will continue to celebrate a wide variety of author's birthdays. If your child has a favorite author ...
Ridge Hill School - http://ridgehillschool.com/

The 12 books of Christmas ? The Book Case
By Trisha
what James Patterson wants from Santa this year. http://ow.ly/HwmA 1 hour ago; Anita Shreve is giving away The Given Day by Dennis Lehane (http://ow.ly/Hwkt) this Christmas: http://ow.ly/Hwk9 1 hour ago; Jan Brett drinks eggnog made ...
The Book Case - http://bookpage.wordpress.com/

Christmas crafts for kids
Parents.com Helps Families Prepare for Holidays with Ideas for ...
PR Web - Ferndale,WA,USA
... including Hanukkah Haiku by Harriet Zeifert, The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett, My First Kwanzaa by Karen Katz and other Christmas stories. ...

The BK Club Happy Birthday Jan Brett!
By Beth K.
Fun stuff for kids from the Children's Room at Memorial Hall Library.
The BK Club - http://www.mhl.org/kids/fun/

Serendipity: Book Sharing Monday and 100 books-a-month challenge ...
By Alex
Celeste has enjoyed every Jan Brett we have read, but this one she loved...I am guessing because we have our own puppy. I know that we all enjoyed reading about the adventure of Kip, the young prehistoric boy that befriends a wolf, ...
Serendipity - http://canadianhomelearning.blogspot.com/

Bluebirdbaby: Advent and Winter Books
By Bluebirdbaby
Jan Brett: The Mitten ? Sibylle Von Olfers: The Story of the Snow Children ? Jan Brett: Annie and the Wild Animals ? Lydia Maria Child: Over the River and Through the Wood ? Thomas Berger: The Tree That Grew Through the Roof ...
Bluebirdbaby - http://bluebirdbaby.typepad.com/bluebirdbaby/

C is for ? Family in Feast and Feria
By Jennifer Miller
The Clown of God by Tomie dePaola; The Gift of the Christmas Cookie by Dandi Daley Mackall; Country Angel Christmas by Tomie dePaola; A Baker's Dozen by Aaron Shepard; Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett; Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett ...
Family in Feast and Feria - http://familyfeastandferia.wordpress.com/

Teacher's Resisting Unhealthy Children's Entertainment (TRUCE ...
By Hilltown Families
... #Massachusetts children's author/illustrator Jan Brett offers on-line educational resources. http://wp.me/p2aDO-Z #NewEngland 15 hours ago; Free Lecture: Twelve Days of Christmas at Forbes Library in #Northampton TONIGHT @ 7pm. ...
Hilltown Families - http://hilltownfamilies.wordpress.com/

Interchanging Idioms: Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Open the ...
By Chip Michael
The 2009 Holiday Pops program brings a new dimension to the Christmas-time classic, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, with images from award-winning author and illustrator Jan Brett's book of the the same name projected on screens ...
Interchanging Idioms - http://interchangingidioms.blogspot.com/

The Orchard: 100 Books November - Update 2
By Tricia Orchard
... The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Teasing - Stan and Jan Berenstain; The Mitten - Jan Brett; Trucks - Bright Baby; Usborne Animal Hide-and-Seek; Franklin and Harriet - Paulette Bourgeois; Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak ...
The Orchard - http://triciaorchard.blogspot.com/

walkitout: Toadstool!
By walkitout
We bought Sandra Boynton's book and DVD, _One Shoe Blues_, a dayplanner (a little one intended to live by the treadmill to monitor how that's going, but it is so pretty it may live in my purse instead) and a board book, Jan Brett's _The ...
Transplanting a Seattleite - http://walkitout.livejournal.com/

Mommy's Little Helper: Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
By Heather J.
Read "The Gingerbread Baby" by Jan Brett. -use felt board visuals -use recipe book. After we read the book I will hide the felt board gingerbread baby and we'll go on a hunt to find him. We will make our own gingerbread cookies ...
Mommy's Little Helper - http://mommylittlehelper.blogspot.com/

Winter in Southern California? Really? ? TCPS First Grade
By drey
During December, first grade will focus on the winter stories of author/illustrator Jan Brett. Brett is famous for writing and illustrating folk tales from different parts of the world. In my experience, children especially enjoy her ...
TCPS First Grade - http://www.tcps.org/blogs/first/

The Choate Family: Simple Woman's Daybook
By Choate Family
Christmas decorations are up, a pile of Jan Brett books reside in the book basket. One of my favorite things...good books that arrive from far away friends, like an oasis to my hungry mind and soul ...
The Choate Family - http://achoate.blogspot.com/

KIDOINFO ? parents and kids ? providence and beyond ? December TO ...
By Anisa
Read books by Jan Brett. 15. Remember to squeeze some healthy eating into the whirl of holiday parties and cookie baking. Here is a list of super foods to eat. 16. Introduce your kids to the Nutcracker story with books, music, a show, ...
KIDOINFO - parents and kids -... - http://kidoinfo.com/ri/

Nana Knits and Jams: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
By Ellen Campbell
This weekend, I finished some mitts (I am in love with Fetching) and am in the middle of a hat project to give a co-worker who has twin baby boys. It has been fun to stripe the red and green. The Hat by Jan Brett goes along with these ...
Nana Knits and Jams - http://nanaknitsandjams.blogspot.com/

Together Time 4 Families: Making Gingerbread Cookies
By My name is Susan Maguire.
After reading Jan Brett's new book, "Gingerbread Friends" I decided that I had to make gingerbread cookies with my grandchildren, Michael and Margaret, during their visit over Thanksgiving. Here are a few of them I'd love to share with ...
Together Time 4 Families - http://www.togethertime4families.com/

MARCH FOR A MATTIE MIRACLE ....Mattie's Blog and his Fight against ...
By The Brown Family (DC)
One of Mattie's favorite authors was Jan Brett. Mainly because he was introduced to her writings in his preschool, and we both admired her illustrations. Naturally, the featured book today was Jan Brett's book, The Mitten, ...
.... Mattie's Blog and His Fight... - http://mattiebear.blogspot.com/

Our Cozy Little Book Corner: Christmas Book and Activity a day ...
By Our Cozy Little Book and Art Corner
Dec 1: Gingerbread baby by Jan Brett Dec 2: That's not my Santa: his hat is too soft by Fiona Watt Dec 3: Hide and seek Christmas by Fiona Watt Dec 4: Christmas Angels by Crystal Bowman Dec 5: My Christmas Gift by Crystal Bowman ...
Our Cozy Little Book Corner - http://bookwormsbooknook.blogspot.com/

Living My MoMent
By LivingmyMoMent
With over 600000 copies sold, Jan Brett's New York Times bestselling edition of Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem celebrates its tenth anniversary with a note from Jan and an exquisitely redesigned jacket with red foil trim, ...
Living My MoMent - http://livingmymoment.com/

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