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Jamestown Post Journal
... Jan Brett; Clifford Goes to Hollywood, Clifford's First Valentine's Day, Clifford, We Love You, Clifford's Birthday Party, Clifford the Small Red Puppy, ...

Baby Bedtime :: The Hat By Jan Brett :: February :: 2010
By Administrator
Jan Brett's luminous paintings of a Scandinavian farm and the forest around it are bathed in northern light, as the snow begins to fall and the story begins, in this delightfully original companion book to The Mitten. More Details ...
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Author and Illustrator Links ? Children's Library
By ascplcl
Favorites include Jan and Stan Berenstain, Jan Brett, Eric Carle, J.K. Rowling and Shel Silverstein. Explore an author you don't know: perhaps Nic Bishop and his books on Spiders, Frogs or other photographic investigations of the ...
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The Best 10 Easter Coloring Pages on the Internet Today ...
By Frank
Easter Coloring Page by Jan Brett. Easter Coloring Page of Winnie the Pooh & Friends. Easter Coloring Page with Dora and Boots. Easter Coloring Page - Kids Dressed Up. Easter Coloring Page - Eeyore. Easter Coloring Page of a Bunny by ... -

Defender Rider Winter Riding Mitten 5 | Huge Derk
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. Curse of King Tut's Tomb, The Davy Crockett: Defender of the Alamo. The Official Site for Steamboat Springs Only Daily Newspaper- The ...
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Writers Workshop ? Fairy Tales, Folktales, & Legends
By andrewc
By Jan Brett. Guided Reading Level: M. View on How Chipmunk Got? By Joseph Bruchac. Guided Reading Level: L. View on I Saw you in the? By ?. Guided Reading Level: I. View on Ming Lo Moves? ...
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Weekend Outlook: Winterfest!
The event includes family-oriented activities (both inside and out), including a reading of "The Mitten" by Jan Brett, children's crafts, instruction on ...

Jan Brett, the Hedgehog Queen? ? Mary Lekoshere Illustrated
By marylekoshereillustrated
Jan Brett. If you are a parent of young children and don't own a Jan Brett book, but them one! She in masterful of detail? knit sweaters, braids, animals? One book I own has a border with it's own story going on (such a great thing in ...
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Homeschool Mo: February 27 is National Polar Bear Day
By Maureen
Jan Brett has a video that shows you how to draw a polar bear and an incredible coloring mural printout based on her book, The Three Snow Bears, which has realistic artwork of many arctic animals, but also outfits that can be put on the ...
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Tea with Mrs. Nesbitt: Ice Princess
By Mrs. Nesbitt
The artwork is Jan Brett, so therefore it is really wonderful to look at. The words are short and sweet, which give us time to have fun looking at all the artwork on each page. It's a marvelous book, really. AND, it's easy to identify ...
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Childrens Books: "The Constitution (Documents That Shaped the ...
By sumbuydee
First tagged by Mad Max. Strawberry Shortcake's World of Friends (Paperback) By Megan E. Bryant. Buy new: $4.99 124 used and new from $0.01. Customer Rating: 5.0. First tagged by Sandra Gillespie. The Hat (Board book) By Jan Brett ...
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Great Links: February 26, 2010
By Cheryl
Learning about Parliament? Little ones will enjoy making these easy and entertaining ?wigs?-. How To Draw ? Free K-12 Education -Lesa shares a wonderful (and free) site with How To Draw videos by artist Jan Brett- ...
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Family Day by Day Events
Advocate Weekly
... including interactive reading of "The Mitten" by Jan Brett, children's crafts, instruction on weaving small pouches and hangings using cardboard looms, ...

Parent Survival Guide
Advocate Weekly
... featuring family-oriented activities both inside and out, including an interactive reading of "The Mitten" by Jan Brett, children's crafts, ...

Junior tries to give them something of a whole new world to ...
By Lillian
... Carle (Baby-Preschool) 9th Where the Red Fe Grows by Wilson Rawls (Young Adult) 10th The Mitten by Jan Brett (4-8 years) Source: NEASummer is the ideal time for children to explore new worlds and to sharpen their reading skills. ...
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The Ribbe's Big Southern Adventure: Wheaton Roomies Reunite!
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"! ...
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homeschool!: books!
By itsrtimedownhere
~the owl and the pussycat - edward lear & jan brett ~david and goliath - penny frank ~happy faces - celebrate reading textbook (i'm not sure what grade level) ~big bug, little bug - a follett beginning to read book (it's old and falling ...
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Rambling Rose: In the spirit of blogging, I'm posting an article I ...
By Recycled Art Girl
Then find “Help a child choose a Book.” The complete list is found here. 1. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst 2. The Mitten by Jan Brett 3. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch ...
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My life in huh?: Memorizing
By Donna Porter
Today, I showed her teacher a Jan Brett poster that the wonderful author and illustrated autographed for our upcoming PTA silent auction. She read a few Jan Brett books to the class to get them excited about the auction. ...
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Postcards From Holland: The Typewriter
By heidi
Some Favorite Children's Authors. Beverly Cleary; C.S. Lewis; E.B. White; Eleanor Estes; Jan Brett; Max Lucado; Russell Hoban. Some Favorite Children's Books. Owls in the Family - Farley Mowat; Homer Price - Robert McCloskey ...
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A&M Tradition. . . ? Kendra Martin Photography Blog
By admin
Well after talking to Jan (Brett's mom), she mentioned that they were going to need to take a few pictures for their campaign (and of course my ears of course perked up). I had never been to A&M's campus and I thought hmm? this could be ...
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Notes From Ms. Leake : Meriwether Lewis Elementary School ...
By Ms. Leake
We read a message from author Jan Brett and worked on a variety of activities such as: writing 100 words, writing our numbers by 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's to 100. Later we fancied ourselves up with glasses in the shape of 100 and fruit ...
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Teamfunbaby: "the hat"
By teamfunbaby
gotta love jan brett's book "the hat." It is funny how you know which books are big and you "ought" to get, but when i first read them, as a non-lit person, I cannot always tell why at first. But then ellie shows me why. ...
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Certainly Discovering Joy: These Are a Few of my Favorite Things
Jan Brett Now, for the winky-links...These are the faves I shared with MOPS today. I am an uncertified "dealer" of Mary's "Creme Brulee" Candles to more than a few friends & family in the lower 48. (Which means I snag them at our local ...
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Pure Nonsense' weekend set at Museum of Play
The Daily News Online
Among the contributors are Linda Sue Park, Kate DiCamillo, Jan Brett, Tomie dePaola, Kevin Henkes, Pat Huchins, Tana Hoban, Eric Carle, Ruth Heller, ...

Bestsellers, Penguin Group (USA) Weekly Update - 2/22 | Penguin ...
By Penguin Group USA
... The Easter Egg written and illustrated by Jan Brett (Putnam) debuts at #2 on the children's picture books list; and Chronicles of Vladimir Toc by Heather Brewer (Putnam) debuts at #5 on the children's series list. ...
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Wonderland Homeschool: Jan Brett
By Katie
Jan Brett is one of our favorite children's authors and illustrators. We love using her books in our homeschool. Hew newest book just came out and is in time for Easter. It is titled, what else...The Easter Egg. ...
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Art Appreciation ? Charlotte Mason Carolina Blogging
By storybookfamily
... Richard Scarry, Beatrix Potter, David Macauly, Thomas Locker, Taro Yashima, Mitsumasa Anno, Peter Spier, Piero Ventura, Tomie DePaola, H.A. Rey, Jan Brett, Lauren Mills, Allen Say, Maud & Miska Petersham, Alice & Martin Provensen, ...
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Minneapolis Star Tribune
All Roads Lead to Home
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I knew that many birds migrated, but it was like I had imagined something from a Jan Brett children's book appearing outside my door. ...

Me and My Dog: My Favorite Book
By Carter
The Hat by Jan Brett because... At the top it shows all the cloths that are disappearing. On the left it shows what the girl is doing. On the right page but it shows what animal the hedge hog will run into next. ...
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Kimmer's First Blog: Blogs and their impact on me
By Kimmer
I will use both in the next month to create a digital story recreation of The Mitten by Jan Brett. The preschoolers that I work with love acting out stories that they love. I have a video of them acting out this story. ...
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Addicted to reading ? Do you remember?
By Merrie
Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss; How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss; I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt; Is Your Mama A Llama? by Deborah Guarino; Jan Brett's books; Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr. ...
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Pine Bluf/Jefferson County Library System: February 19th - New ...
By Dave Burdick
THE EASTER EGG, written and illustrated by Jan Brett (On Order) 3. LISTEN TO THE WIND: THE STORY OF DR. GREG AND ?THREE CUPS OF TEA?, by Greg Mortenson and Susan L. Roth, REVIEW 4. AMELIA BEDELIA'S FIRST VALENTINE, by Herman Parish ...
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thequestionclub: What was the lamest thing you've done re
By Mademoiselle de Sade
Lame because I need to grow a pair and tell my flatmate that she needs to help out around here. Yes, yummy. Yes, yummy. ;) The Giving Tree, The Boxcar Children books, Roald Dahl books, and Jan Brett's books and illustrations ...
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Mrs.Burns' Kindergarten: Number Words
By Mrs.Burns' Kindergarten
Jan Brett has some great number word puzzles that you can print out and play at home. Posted by Mrs.Burns' Kindergarten at 1:41 PM. 0 comments: Post a Comment ? Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEWS: "Hedgie's Surprise"
By mysteryguy
I'm not sure how many copies of Jan Brett's "Hedgie's Surprise" are floating around out there, but we own it so why not review it?! THREE PROS. *The pictures are excellently drawn and beg me to question why more illustrators of this ...

Teen Titans ? Trouble in Tokyo (Original Movie) (DVD)
By admin
Trouble with Trolls (Paperback) Trouble with Trolls (Paperback)By Jan Brett Buy new: $6.9944 used and new from $2.00 Customer Rating: ... Recent Posts. Stryders #1 (comic) (Kindle Edition) ? The Native Star (Mass Market Paperback) ...
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Children's Books | Degree Articles Home
By admin
Children's Books Top 5 at a Glance 1. THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney 2. THE EASTER EGG, written and illustrated by Jan Brett 3. LISTEN.
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Duck Tales Online: Apologies from a Bad Blogger
By Melissa Parris
Sorting and classifying hats and mittens during our Jan Brett Author Study. We read a story about robots this week and asked students and their families to make one at home. Students wrote about their robots in class. ...
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New York Times Bestseller list - 20 Feb |
By gregss
2. THE EASTER EGG, written and illustrated by Jan Brett 3. LISTEN TO THE WIND, by Greg Mortenson and Susan L. Roth 4. AMELIA BEDELIA'S FIRST VALENTINE, by Herman Parish 5. ALL THE WORLD, by Liz Garton Scanlon ... -

A force leaves a legacy
Berkshire Eagle
Children's author Jan Brett, a BSO trustee, recalls: "A highlight of the Berkshire summer was an evening dinner at the Schneiders'. ...

Get the Jan Brett Wooden Puzzle Set for just $4.95 at Barnes and Noble
By Coupon Shoebox
Get the Jan Brett Wooden Puzzle Set for just $4.95 when you but any 2 children's books at Barnes and Expire 4/4/10.
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Firefly Cottage: Winter Olympics & Fair Isle Ravelympics?
By Gigi
P. S. Reading this beautiful book by Jan Brett, recommended by my sweet daughter just fuels the fair isle fire -- beautiful illustrations and lots of great knitty things. Here's a little peek at one of the charming illustrations. ...
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Educational Internet Games For 3-4 Year Olds? | Arcade Hoppers Fun ...
By admin
Children's author Jan Brett's website is full of activities for young children. You can watch her tell stories or play interactive games on the site. Of course, there are Nick Jr, PBS Kids, Sesame Street, Disney, and Noggin, ...
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Monthly event teaches youths using animal-related books
Kansas State Collegian
The featured book at the first Zoofari Tales on Jan. 29 was ?The Mitten? by Jan Brett, a story about animals who discover a lost mitten and climb inside to ...

Cruitt's Classroom Connection: Week of February 22nd
By Ms. Cruitt
What is your favorite Jan Brett book? CONTACT INFORMATION. School Email: Home Email: I prefer this email. I can check it when I am away from school. Meetings can be arranged from ...
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Little Blue School: The Ever Breath by Julianna Baggott
By Lostcheerio
Jan Brett, I super-love you, but I am done reading Fritz and the Beautiful Horses to my six year old, while she firmly asserts she cannot handle any more challenging fare. Then there's the fact that Sadie likes science books too. ...
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Melinda's Blog for Diverse Learner Literacy: Blog #9--Fiction or ...
By Melinda
I had students work in small cooperative groups at the listening center while each wearing headphones listening to an audio tape of Jan Brett's wonderful story. Afterwards, they individually fill out a graphic organizer and listed ...
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Thinking Ahead ? Cheaper by the Half-dozen
By Haus Frau
Jan Brett has a new Easter book this Spring; it's a given that we'll find it in our family basket. Tomorrow we even plan to start making our own Easter grass as a garden themed project?although I doubt I'll put any unwrapped candy in ...
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Top Ten {Tuesday}: Audio Books |
By oh amanda
Hedgie's Surprise by Jan Brett. I love the illustrations in this book?the pictures are set into a beautiful needlework pattern. The story is actually a Scandinavian folk-tale so the needlework print just adds to that feel. ... -

The Owl Librarian Bookmark |
By admin
Bookmark and Share at Jan Brett' and James Marshall' versions of Edward Lear' The Owl and the Pussycat. Andrea Librarian' Favorites Name Andrea Librarian; Location United States; Web Bio a Librarian who likes to talk books. ... -

henna | Little Home Blessings
By Melody
Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett. A Little Child's Book of Stories by Ada M. Skinner Eleanor L. Skinner. The Story of the Snow Children by Sibylle Von Olfers. A Time to Keep: The Tasha Tudor Book of Holidays by Tasha Tudor ...
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The Songs We Sang 2/14/2010 (Happy Birthday!) ? Sing Books with ...
By Sing Books with Emily
... Frosty the Snowman (Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins, Illustrated by Richard Cowdrey); Owl and the Pussycat (Poem by Edward Lear, Illustrated by Jan Brett, Sung with Tune by Lorraine Nelson Wolf and Janene Ping) ...
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Morning Star Shetland Sheep: Short Update
By Mary Wick-Morning Star Shetland Sheep
Books By Jan Brett: I found a treasury of stories by this author and another book called Gingerbread Friends. Jan Brett wrote The Mitten, The Gingerbread Baby and several others. The stories are fun to read and the illustrations are fun ...
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Beauty and the Beast Text Talk Lesson ? Katie Dahl's Blog
By Katie Dahl
A focus for understanding is the big differences between the true story of the Beauty and the Beast retold by Jan Brett, and the Disney version that must children have seen. Comments and Questions. Cover: Show the cover and read the ...
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Baby D and Family: Dalton's Library
By Baby D
Jan Brett The Mitten Dr Seuss Hop on Pop Fox in Sox One Fish, Two Fish Green Eggs and Ham The Cat in the Hat The Lorax The Foot Book Clement Moore The Night Before Christmas Laura Rankin The Handmade Alphabet Lisa McCue ...
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The Mitten' retells an old folktale
By Lee and JJ MacFadden ?The Mitten? by Jan Brett, 1989, GP Putnam's Sons, $17.99, hardbound, 29 pages: The retelling of a classic Ukranian folktale, ...

Dragonwings Bookstore: Jan Brett's new Easter book: The Easter Egg
By Kathleen Lehman
Jan Brett has a beautiful new book out for this year's Easter. The Easter Egg contains Brett's signature detailed drawings that show a true understanding of nature. In this story Hoppi is hoping to decorate the winning egg so that he ...
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Valentines Day Cards Printable | AXI
Free Printable Valentine Cards can save you time and money on the greeting cards you send... Printable Valentine's Day Cards Disney Valentine's Day Printables: A variety of printables. Jan Brett Valentine Selections. ...

the lemonade stand
By LemonaideLinda
Who in their right mind gives away an autographed Jan Brett book? And what teacher takes it under such fishy circumstances? Big Ricky, who's wife has recently left him - was the muscle for the gang. It was Ricky who came out to the ...
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Columbia Sportswear Chippewa Ii Mitten Lollipop Print
By admin
The mitten ukrainian folklore jan brett. Columbia Sportswear Annie Angel Set, Sweet Pea, 6 Months. How can you watch CBS, NBC, FOX free TV stations online without paying? TODDLER BOYS AGES/SIZES 2-4 MARLED 2-TONE HAT & MITTEN TODDLER ...
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Finch Hollow Programs
Children, accompanied by an adult, will experience stories by author Jan Brett and will finish with a related craft activity. ...

Lost In Pizzaland: Valentine's Day Week: Week 21: Saturday!
By Lady In Red
The mitten by Jan Brett. Tissue Paper Mitten: Tissue Paper(Different colors), Sticky Back Foam Craft, Glue, Scissors, Pencil. Trace your child's hand on the foam craft to form a mitten. Make sure your child keeps their fingers closed ...
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Bookish Bent: Baby Books!
By A.
Mouse Paint, by Ellen Stoll Walsh (the illustrations are beautiful) The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams (thanks maega!) Richard Scarry's Best Story Book Ever and What People Do All Day (Willikat again) The Mitten, by Jan Brett ...
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The Learning Pad: Happy Valentine's Day
By The Learning Pad
First we heard a Valentine's Day story by Jan Brett. Then we each made a book with our Valentine's Day cards. We worked on sorting skills and sorted our cards by category before taping them into our booklets. We used lots of tape. ...
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Just My Two Cents: SNOW,SNOW and more SNOW!
By MJ Daley-Prado
The Mitten by Jan Brett. Snow by Uri Shulevitz. The Snow Child by Freya Littledale. The Snowman by Raymond Briggs. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Posted by MJ Daley-Prado at 10:53 PM. Labels: picture books, snow, snowman, winter ...
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100 great read-alouds ? Stephanie Conlon's Blog
By stephanieconlon
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg; Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss; The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss; Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak; Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch; The Mitten by Jan Brett; Stellaluna by Janell ...
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Christianity Holidays Books: The Twelve Days of Christmas
By buy
What is significant about this book is that Jan Brett's style is to feature side panels, alongside the main page which carries the words for each of the twelve verses. The words and music to this song are on the first few pages. ...
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The Story Siren
By The Story Siren
I really liked Jan Brett... her books were so beautiful, BABY-SITTERS CLUB! 4th & 5th grade: Goosebumps (I think I own all of these! Wooohoo Scholastic Book Fairs!), The Incredible Journey, The Fledgling, Castle in the Attic, ...
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Little Lamb Books: Love Books Roundup
By Margaret Perry
These are more specifically valentine themed. Between Charlie Brown (a Valentine classic), and Kevin Henke's adorable little Lilly, plus stories by Cynthia Rylant and Jan Brett, you can't go wrong with these books. ...
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Lost In Pizzaland: Valentine's Day Week: Week 21: Friday!
By Lady In Red
The Mitten by Jan Brett. Handprint Mitten Keepsake: Big Piece of Red Craft Foam, Blue and Green Craft Foam, White Finger Paint, Blue Ribbon, Glue, Foam Marker. Cut out a big red foam heart. Trace your hands on the blue craft, ...
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eopqowfer1 ? Hanukkah Cross Stitch Patterns
By bosbach
The following Jan Brett free cross stitch designs are offered: Hedgie Loves Ya, Happy Spring, Two Cats, Mother#039;s Day Mice, Father Lion, The Mitten, Unicorn, The Owl and the Pussycat, Spring Rabbit and Chicks, Bo the Armadillo, ...
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An Exciting Week! ? Mrs. Ellis' Class
By ellisk
We compared two of Jan Brett's books, The Mitten and The Hat, and compared these stories using a venn diagram. Our Buddies went with us to the 4th and 5th grade Hobby Fair and after art we made valentines for our Buddies. Wednesday ...
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Superheroes and Princesses: Armadillos
By Christy
Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett is about a young armadillo in Texas who wanders away from his mother and brothers because he thinks he has spotted a red armadillo. That "red armadillo" is actually a pair of cowgirl boots on the feet of a ...
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DougPhoto Blog: Wordless Wednesday - Feb. 10th
By hapzydeco
Snuggled into a snow white woolly warm mitten. On a snowy cold day, In the dark green woodland, To be warm and safe! (Free Verse based on The Mitten by Jan Brett) More photos at Wordless Wednesday for Feb. 10th ...
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Trouble With Trolls, by Jan Brett ? Books for Girls
By admin
Trouble With Trolls, by Jan Brett. See larger image ? Trouble with Trolls (Paperback). By (author) Jan Brett. List Price: $6.99 USD. New From: $3.16 In Stock. Used from: $2.19 In Stock. Summary: Treva must outwit a mischievous family of ...
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Savvy Parenting : Fairy Tales Are Essential The Savvy Source for ...
The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett. What is it exactly about the story of Goldilocks that so enchants the preschool set? Is it the rhythm of the story? The fun of going for a walk while breakfast cools? The difficulty of finding a chair ...
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Jan Brett. 5??-10??. 11. Goodnight Moon. Margaret Wise Brown. 2??-5??. 12. Hatchet. Gary Paulsen. 10??-15??. 13. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. C. S. Lewis. 10??-15??. 14. Where the Sidewalk Ends: the Poems ...
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The Homeschool Den: Forest Biome: The Mitten -- Activities
By DingoFamily
We read Jan Brett's book first. Using the beautiful mitten masks by Jan Brett the kids reenacted the story by putting the animal into the mitten (the kids are holding up the masks in the picture above). The mitten is just a file folder, ...
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Freebies 4 Mom: Free Printable Valentine's Cards
By (Heather)
Jan Brett Valentine Selections: A variety of Valentine coloring pages with characters from Jan Brett's books. Inside A Black Apple has cute French-inspired color printables (thanks Heather) What other printable Valentine's do you like? ...
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Thrifty Common Cents: Free Printable Valentine's Cards
By Thrifty Common Cents
Jan Brett Valentine Selections: A variety of Valentine coloring pages with characters from Jan Brett's books. Inside A Black Apple has cute French-inspired color printables (thanks Heather) See all Canadian Offers listed at Thrifty ...
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Buffaloes and Butterfly Wings: Fillin' their little brains...
By Amy
Alan read The Mitten (over and over and over again) and made his own giant mitten and story animals from Jan Brett's site. Dale did experiments with a mirror. Alan played his new mitten shape match game from Mimi. ...
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Lost In Pizzaland: Valentine's Day Week: Week 21: Tuesday
By Lady In Red
The Mitten by Jan Brett. The Mitten: 2 white stretchy knee socks, scissors, needles and thread, items to represent animals in the story. In advance, cut the two knee socks down the middle, open them flat and sew the edges together to ...
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Brett - Bath Towel
By admin
Technology Mitten?, adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett, followed by a fun winter craft. The producer of the first episode was Simon Brett but he left and was succeeded by Geoffrey Perkins: (including electronic versions) by DC Comics ...
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February 2010 Hedge a gram « Jan Brett's Blog
By Jan Brett
This entry was posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2010 at 11:34 pm 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. ...
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Saints Colors - Blog Central
By Blog Central
Click here for a free subscription to Click here for the best bookstore prices on Jan Brett books © Jan Brett 1996-2009. Happy Saint Patricks Rainbow Coloring Page Stretch Catholic Bracelets Color Pictures Of Saints ...
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The Ribbe's Big Southern Adventure: Blessings, blessings and more ...
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"! ...
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Natalie's Blog » Blog Archive » Natalie's First Snowman!
By Amy
Geraldine's Big Snow by Holly Keller A cute story about a little girl who can't wait for the snow to come. The Mitten by Jan Brett Ukrainian folk tale about animals who find refuge from the snow in a boy's mitten. Adorable! ...
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Lost In Pizzaland: Valentine's Day Week: Week 21: Monday
By Lady In Red
The Mitten By Jan Brett. Mittens: Construction Paper, Scissors, Pencils. Trace around your hands, just don't add the spaces in between the fingers. Make sure to make 2 of each color and size. Cut out the mittens. ...
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Our Busy Homeschool: Valentine's Day Unit Study
By Tristan
The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting ? This is illustrated by Jan Brett and tells the story of two bears who try to surprise each other for Valentine's Day. There is a free lapbook for this book HERE. ...
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Mrs. Huggins' Class News: Reader's Theater
By Ms. Huggins
We had a great time acting out The Mitten by Jan Brett. It is the story about a boy who lost his white mitten in the snow. Then how the animals discovered it and decided it would be a cozy...
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Together Time 4 Families: More Additions Your Writing Center for ...
By My name is Susan Maguire.
... make a Valentine box to put Valentines into - at Jan Brett's website she has instructions for making a valentine box and other items - look under the Valentine's Day activities section; glue sticks, ...
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Lost In Pizzaland: Something New!
By Lady In Red
Crafts; Activities; Educational: Alphabet, Numbers, Words, Math, Science; Snacks and Foods; Book Theme for the Week: Book, Crafts, Activities : Like "The Mitten Book" by Jan Brett; Music: Song and a Music Craft; Nursery Rhymes ...
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The Owl Librarian Bookmark | Jeetkunedoclothes07.dyn O
By admin
Bookmark and Share at Jan Brett' and James Marshall' versions of Edward Lear' The Owl and the Pussycat. With an enchanting design from the Spitfire Girl, this charming owl is the perfect. The winner will receive a Literary Prize Pack, ...
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Journeys of an Inspired Teacher: Classrooms On a Budget - Check ...
By inspiredteacher
... Town Mouse Country Mouse by Jan Brett; Usborne Lift-the-Flap Picture Atlas (World) by Alex Frith and Kate Leake; Using Literature Activities to Teach Content Areas: Emergent Readers by Mildred R. Donoghue; VIDEO: Celebrate Family! ...
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Julie Gilkay column: Kindergarten readiness begins with mom
Appleton Post Crescent
As Grace was reading her homemade Jan Brett-inspired book based on "The Mitten," she was playing teacher with Lucas. "What animal comes next? ...

The Adventures of Bear: What Bear is Reading
By The girl who painted trees
Honey, Honey....Lion by Jan Brett. Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (Reading Rainbow Book) mirrors The House that Jack Built in its style. The verse builds on itself and repeats. I like this kind of book because it lends itself well to ...
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Homeschooling in the Rose Garden: Late winter nature table
By Val in the Rose Garden
If you look really closely, you can see our little teasel hedgehog under the story 'The Hat' by Jan Brett. :) So cute! signature. Posted by Val in the Rose Garden at 5:00 AM. Labels: Nature Study, Waldorf ...
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Mouse Grows, Mouse Learns: What My Child Is Reading ? February 6, 2010
By Raising a Happy Child
Everyone who loved The Mitten by Jan Brett will certainly like The Umbrella. We found it in the library based on the recommendation from Susana at My Family My Forever. It's essentially the same story, but it's set in the cloud rain ...
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Team Buchanan: Mitten
By Mom of 3, wife of 1
All week long, they made up their own lines, following the story of Jan Brett's The Mitten. They designed their own costumes and and made up a song. Those are some creative kids! His little class each saying their lines. ...
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My Three Monkeys ? Knitn' Green
By libraryl0v3r
(At least not know to me) I'm glad the Wee one still enjoys Jan Brett as much as I do, every time I read one of her books I discover something new in the details of her illustrations. Here's to reading and snuggling up on a cold winers ...
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Children's Learning Activities: Winter Book Recommendations
By Raegan
The Hat by Jan Brett- Cute story about a hedgehog that mistakes a stocking for a hat. Cute! Fun for all ages. Old Winter by Judith Benet Richardson- When Old Winter decides not to leave town, the town gets messy! ...
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Pretty Funny for a Girl: Winter Reading
By Abby
Other notable wintery books you are likely familiar with include: Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton, The Mitten as told by Jan Brett, and Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson. But do you know about The First Day of Winter by Denise ...
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By alissiah barnett
through a fun retelling of The Jacket I Wear In The Snow; and creating a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast two different, yet similar versions of The Mitten (one by Jan Brett). Students also practiced retelling these stories with a ...

Book Review: The Mitten | Eye Level Books
By Shanna González
Jan Brett. Putnam Juvenile 1989, Hardcover, 32 pages, $7.99. Rating: ★. In this Ukranian folktale Nicki, a young boy, asks his grandmother Baba for snow-white mittens. She protests that he will lose them in the snow, but because he ...
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Scandinavian Child Svan Cushion Oatmeal
By admin
It's a well-illustrated set of Scandinavian winter tales by Jan Brett and is a I can't figure out how people with one child expect the kid to grow up normally. Arms Reach Cosleepers, Britax Carseats. Preston Glider Rocker and Ottoman ...
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Bubbles, Balloons, & Blessings: stART Project - The Mitten
By Stacy
One of our favorite books recently has been The Mitten by Jan Brett. I found this adorable printable from Jan Brett's website that we had so much fun with. Bekah colored the animals and I cut them out. After the animals were colored she ...
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Reading to Know: Valentine's Books for Kids
By Carrie
Through a bit more Amazon browsing, I also discovered The Valentine Bears which I was sold on immediately, once I noticed it was illustrated by Jan Brett. It is the story of Mr. and Mrs. Bear who go to sleep in October to hibernate for ...
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Journey from the Chrysalis: Photo Blogging
By Journey From the Chrysalis
Our Winter Book List. Winter King, Summer Queen by Mary Lister; Town Mouse, Country Mouse by Jan Brett; Sun-day, Moon-day by Cherry Gilchrist; Winter by Gerda Muller. Followers. Blog Archive. ▼ 2010 (4). ▼ February (1). Photo Blogging ...
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Students become 'Reading Machines'
Fremont News Messenger
Wampler, Perkins and Faith Goble all said they liked author Jan Brett the best. ... "Jan Brett makes awesome pictures." Newsom was grateful for all the help ...

Tot Play: A Learning Journey: Tot School (Week 7: Jan.25th-Jan.31st)
By Tot Play: A Learning Journey
The Mitten by Jan Brett. First, we did a picture walk through the book and discussed what we thought the book was about. She showed me where the title was and read it aloud. Then, she reviewed the parts of a book (cover, spine, ...
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Children's Book Reviews
Publishers Weekly
The Easter Egg Jan Brett. Putnam, $17.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-399-25238-9 Brett's finely detailed watercolor and gouache art is a showstopper, ...

Memories of a Catholic Wife and Mother: February Picture Book Basket
By Christine
Hedgie's Surprise by Jan Brett*. This story is very familiar to my children. The red in the delightful illustrations inspires me to pull it off the shelf several times in February. Hedgie and Henny attempt to outsmart the Tomten and ...
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Serendipity Home School: 100 books-a-month challenge ~ january
By Alex
The Umbrella by Jan Brett The Mitten by Jan Brett Arthur's Birthday by Marc Brown Arthur's Family Vacation by Marc Brown Arthur's Baby by Marc Brown The Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane & Herm Auch Too Many Monsters by Eve Bunting ...
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owl babies ? One Sunflower
By onesunflower
This year, my students started talking about owls when we read The Mitten story by Jan Brett. (They like foxes and wolves too, but I'm going to save those for a while.) I brought in my ZooBooks edition about owls and we spent some time ...
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