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United Teaching: Tot School
By Basia
This week, one of the Christmas related books that we read was The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. As a follow up activity, I downloaded a gingerbread house gluing activity from the Making Learning Fun website. ...
United Teaching - http://blog.unitedteaching.com/
The Week Ahead: We'll Keep the Days Merry and Busy and Bright ...

By Margie Doyle
Holiday Story hour at Darvill's hosted by Lynne Howe The Gingerbread Baby by Author Jan Brett, from 2 to 3 p.m. with other stories, activities and refreshments. Orcas A Cappella CD Release party at 4 to 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal ...
Bullwings: Orcas Issues - http://orcasissues.com/

Work and Worship ? Christmas Memories Part 2: Christmas Book List ...
By trisha
One Wintry Night by Ruth Bell Graham; The Legend of Candy Cane by Lori Walburg; Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Where's the Baby King by Karen King; Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett; Pine Tree Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs ...
Work and Worship - http://www.workandworship.com/

Keith Lockhart Talks About CARMEN, Christmas And Downloads
Broadway World - New York,NY,USA
The famous children's book illustrator, Jan Brett will also be contributing to this year's Holiday Concerts. "She's a big friend of the orchestra and she's ...

Free paper craft Advent calendars ? Madison on the Cheap
By Onthecheap
Another Advent calendar we like is available as a PDF download on author Jan Brett's homepage. You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download these paper craft designs. If you don't already have this program on your computer, ...
Madison on the Cheap - http://madisononthecheap.com/

"A Stitch in Time" ? Blog Archive ? The Mitten and the Rest of Our Day
By lisa
The bulk of our homeschooling today was based around the book The Mitten ? we used the Jan Brett version with its terrific illustrations that I posted an image of last night. We did a worksheet that dealt with matching and counting ...
"A Stitch in Time" - http://lisa.voidcast.ca/

Column: Think books when holiday shopping for children
Topeka Capital Journal - Topeka,KS,USA
"Jan Brett's Snow Treasury," by Jan Brett, Putnam, 2009, ages 2-7. This deluxe edition includes four of everyone's favorite Brett stories: "Gingerbread Baby ...

Every School Every Thursday -- Urbandale & Johnston
DesMoinesRegister.com - Des Moines,IA,USA
Our new author study is Jan Brett. We will be reading a variety of her books, including "The Mitten," "The Gingerbread Boy," and "Hedgie Blasts Off." Other ...

30 Best Christmas Children's Books
By admin
Jan Brett offers up a story not necessarily of the holiday variety, but more seasonal than anything, featuring characters that troop through heavy snow on mountaintops, wrapped up in warm clothing. The heroine Treva is out with her ...
Children's Books Guide - http://childrensbooksguide.com/

Reminder and Curriculum Update - News from Black and Schmidt
By bda12553
Reading: Next week, we will read a few Jan Brett books. During our shared reading time, we have been talking about strategies that make us better readers. We have learned how to make good predictions and how to use context clues to ...
News from Black and Schmidt - http://garrisonmill.typepad.com/black_schmidt/

Vicki zimmer - surchur
(View entire post here) Patricia Cornwell, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sue Grafton, John Sandford, Jan Karon, Kathryn Stockett, Jan Brett and Mike Lupica Are Among the Bestselling and Critically-Acclaimed Authors Sharing the Books that Top Their ...
Vicki Zimmer - surchur.com - http://surchur.com/all/vicki+zimmer

Together Time 4 Families: Jan Brett's "Gingerbread Friends"
By My name is Susan Maguire.
Make sure to visit Jan Brett's site. She has a activities and downloads to do relating to her many books. You can make Christmas cards, calendars, ABC cards and download different items including a coloring page of the Gingerbread Baby. ...
Together Time 4 Families - http://www.togethertime4families.com/

Drawing For Kids & Tips To Help Your Child In Art | Dinker and Giggles
By Alaina Frederick
Her name is Jan Brett. She has written and illustrated some of the most beautiful childrens' books that are out there. Reading her books to your kids will definitely inspire them. When children see the art in the context of a story, ...
Dinker and Giggles - http://dinkerandgiggles.com/
 
The Idea Room: Christmas Books
By **Amy**
Last year it was The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett. it was such a great book we kept it out all year long. the illustrations are amazing and we love looking at them! We got the gingerbread one she wrote this year. can't wait to start ...
The Idea Room - http://theidearoom.blogspot.com/

Connecticut ? Entertaining Estimation
By Pamela Skelly
Jan Brett has a Sea Shell Estimation Game on her wonderful web site ? always a visual pleasure. (She also has some great movies on how to draw animals designed to be used with children.) For grades 3-12, students can use two estimation ...
Connecticut - http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/connecticut/

Silly Eagle Books: easy christmas gifts you can make [for kids}
By vanessa
We recently discovered Jan Brett's Gingerbread Friends and Juliet has been in love with the whole gingerbread man/woman/baby/house thing ever since. We are going to make a real gingerbread house, but I think either of these would be ...
Silly Eagle Books - http://www.sillyeaglebooks.com/

Gingerbread Baby ~ Handspun Art Yarn 80yds on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
By nobody@flickr.com (pumpkinhaus)
I spun a Christmas flavored yarn... this one is based on Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby. My 6yo daughter is learning to read, so I had her read me the story while I spun, and she then instructed me when to add certain colors and textures ...
Uploads from pumpkinhaus - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmntddoll/

Marybeth Whalen: Cheaper by the Half Dozen
By Marybeth
Some Jan Brett books, Milly and the Macy's Day Parade, Thanksgiving At Our House On my iPod... Andrea Bocelli's new Christmas cd, courtesy of my mom. Around the house... cleaning and preparing. Must get my table centerpiece and settings ...
Cheaper By The Half Dozen - http://marybethwhalen.blogspot.com/

Beautiful chaos: up and coming writer, Anna G.
By Michelle Gregory
A: Well, one of my favorites is Comet's Nine Lives by Jan Brett, and The Mitten by Jan Brett, Coming Home by Max Lucado, and You Are Special, also by Max Lucado. But my favorite is The Crippled Lamb, also by Max. ...
beautiful chaos - http://michellegregory.blogspot.com/

Delectable children's books dip into food fantasies
Salisbury Post - Salisbury,NC,USA
A must read is "Gingerbread Baby" by Jan Brett. In this story a young boy named Matti opens up to a recipe in a cookbook and begins measuring and mixing out ...

Jan Brett's popular book ' The Mitten , ' based on a Ukrainian folk tale , turns 20 this year . ' Snowy Treasury ' is a collection .
Learn from Jan Brett's picture-perfect career
The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg,VA,USA
BY EDIE GROSS BY EDIE GROSS Jan Brett was bird-watching in Namibia when she stumbled across the inspiration for her next children's book: rock dassies. ..

I'm Too Normal for This: Gods, Demigods, and Butter Tigers (100 ...
By Tom
The Mitten by Jan Brett 76. All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely 77. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The books continue to pile up in both the "read" and "unread" piles. My pace is a little slower than I'd like, ...
I'm Too Normal for This - http://toonormalforthis.blogspot.com/

Day by Day Family Events in Berkshire and Bennington Counties
Advocate Weekly - Pittsfield,MA,USA
Northshire Bookstore, beloved children's author Jan Brett will celebrate the publishing of two books, "The Mitten: 20th Anniversary Edition" and "Jan ..

Kids Lit ? Blog Archive ? The Mitten
By saecker
This is a retelling of Ukrainian folktale made popular by Jan Brett whose beloved version is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. A little boy heads out to play in his new hat, scarf and mittens that his grandmother has knitted ...
Kids Lit - http://kidslit.menashalibrary.org/

Library Dad: Jan Brett, Hedgehogs, and My Wife
By TK42ONE
My wife was studying to be a teacher and became entranced by the work of Jan Brett. And I will freely admit, I love her artwork just as much. So over time, my wife collected Jan Brett books. A hobby I had no issues with, ...
Library Dad - http://librarydad.blogspot.com/

Children's book is a 'Wackydoodle' dandy
Belleville News Democrat - Belleville,IL,USA
Favorite authors and books for children: Robert Munsch ("The Paperbag Princess," "Love You Forever" and many more) and Jan Brett ("The Hat" "The Mitten," ...

Smitten with 'Mitten': Jan Brett celebrates 30 years of writing ...
GoErie.com - Erie,PA,USA
In the 30 years that Brett has written and illustrated, she has watched the children who first loved her books grow into adults. "All the mothers have grown ...

BOOK EVENTS
SunHerald.com - Biloxi,MS,USA
Jan Brett will sign ?Snowy Treasury.? Book signing: 5-7 pm, Bay Books, 131 Main St., Bay St. Louis. 463-2688. Joe Lee will sign ?The Magnolia Triangle. ..

Library Dad: The Mitten by Jan Brett (review)
By TK42ONE
And if you are lucky enough to be in the area of Fredericksburg, VA, you can have a chance to meet Jan Brett herself at Jabberwocky from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday November 10th (tomorrow). Posted by TK42ONE at 6:00 AM ...

Library Dad - http://librarydad.blogspot.com/

Let's talk: Author Jan Brett
The State - Columbia,SC,USA
Jan Brett author and illustrator of more than two dozen children's books, is coming to Columbia Wednesday to promote the 20th anniversary of her book "The ...

Author, illustrator Jan Brett shares magic of 'The Mitten'
Bennington Banner - Bennington,VT,USA
And Friday, fans of all ages attended the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester to watch Jan Brett do an illustration demonstration, talk about how she gets ...

Children's Classics: Celebrate the Holidays
By Carrie
One of the books that I slid of the top shelf the other day was Jan Brett's The Night Before Christmas . Although the poem is a classic, the illustrated version by Brett doesn't necessarily qualify as such - yet! ...

5 Minutes For Books - http://www.5minutesforbooks.com/
miller moments: Happy Birthday Grandma Juli!
By Miller Moments
On Noah's Ark (Rainbow) by Jan Brett Peter Rabbit The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown Thanksgiving The Berenstein Bears Thanksgiving by Stan and Jan Berenstein Many Nations An Alphabet of Native America by Joseph Bruchac ...
miller moments - http://moremillers.blogspot.com/

Childrens' book author, illustrator Jan Brett coming to Gadsden
Gadsden Times - Gadsden,AL,USA
By Laura Catoe ?Books are just fantastic,? said Brett, who will be at Books-A-Million at the Gadsden Mall Saturday. Brett should know ? she's been in the ...

JAN | Crocodilemedical02.dnsalias.org
By admin
Jan De Nul is an international contractor specializing in dredging, land reclamation, heavy lifting, offshore and environmental services. 4, 512 Free Coloring, Video, and Activities Pages Welcome to Jan Brett's home page. ...
Crocodilemedical02.dnsalias.org - http://crocodilemedical02.dnsalias.org/

Diversions listings for Nov. 12, 2009
Henderson Gleaner - Henderson,KY,USA
Museum is located at 411 SE Riverside Drive. discussion and book signing ? "The Mitten" by author Jan Brett, 5 to 7 pm, Barnes & Noble, 624 S. Green River ...
Children's book author, artist to visit Sunday
Henderson Gleaner - Henderson,KY,USA

By Roger McBain Jan Brett is happy to see "Where the Wild Things Are," "Polar Express," "Charlotte's Web" and other authors' and illustrators' children's ...
WHAT'S HAPPENING for Nov. 12

SunHerald.com - Biloxi,MS,USA
Jan Brett will sign ?Snowy Treasury.? AARP Driver Safety Program: 12:30-5 pm, Ocean Springs Hospital. Cost: $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. ...

Library Dad: Jan Brett Appearance
By TK42ONE
As I've recently discussed, my wife is a bit nutters over Jan Brett. And rightfully so since Brett is an amazing storyteller and illustrator. So when my wife finally made it to the head of the line to get her book signed, ...
Library Dad - http://librarydad.blogspot.com/

November 1st Treasure Trove ? Jan Brett's Blog
By Jan Brett
This Friday I'm starting my book tour for the 20th Anniversary edition of THE MITTEN and the new JAN BRETT'S SNOWY TREASURY. I'll be visiting cities in Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, ...

Jan Brett's Blog - http://janbrettsblog.com/

The Orchard: 100 Books November - Update
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/

BR area for Nov. 13-19, 2009
2TheAdvocate - Baton Rouge,LA,USA
Meet Jan Brett, author of The Mitten, The Hat, The Three Snow Bears, Gingerbread Friends and other children's books. Free. TIGER ARTWORKS SILENT AUCTION ...

The Diary of a Nouveau Soccer Mom: What My Children Are Reading ...
By Shannon
On Noah's Ark by Jan Brett - This was one of my favorites of the week. I love Jan Brett's books and her illustrations, and this one did not disappoint. The main illustrations are beautiful, but I love the animal shaped window ...

The Diary of a Nouveau Soccer Mom - http://nouveausoccermom.blogspot.com/ illustrations, and this one did not disappoint. The main illustrations are beautiful, but I love the animal shaped window ...

The Diary of a Nouveau Soccer Mom - http://nouveausoccermom.blogspot.com/

From The Hive: meeting Jan Brett
By Beth- the mama bee
Sunday evening, we had the pleasure of meeting the well known children's author and illustrator Jan Brett. Ok, so we and 300+ other people met her. Jan is the author and illustrator of The Mitten, The Hat, The Umbrella, Annie and the ...
From The Hive - http://mamabeefromthehive.blogspot.com/

Why Do People Write New Kids Books? : Parents Hut
By Parent
They have a huge book collection spanning traditional time tested favorites like Dr. Seuss, Amelia Bedelia and the Golden Books that my Mom read to me as a little girl and then all the newer ones like the Jan Brett stories, ...
Parents Hut - http://parentshut.com/

Winners Announced for Kingwood.com & Atascocita.com Essay Contest
Kingwood News - Kingwood,TX,USA
I learned about authors like Eric Carle and Jan Brett and many more. First grade when by even quicker than kindergarten. What I discovered that year was I ...

What I do at the Library: Happy Fall to All
By eformanator
Hedgie. Hedgie who appears in many of Jan Brett's books makes an appearance at Quail Ridge Books on November 3, 2008. J598 Birds. J598 Birds This Cardinal is on our Mural above the Beginner Readers but if you are looking for a book ...
What I do at the Library - http://whatidoatthelibrary-eformanator.blogspot.com/

Top Penguin Authors Recommend Books for Holidays
Authorlink (subscription) - Irving,TX,USA
Jan Karon will give Brenda Ueland's If You Want to Write to the aspiring writers on her gift-list. Jan Brett plans to give Born to Run by Christopher ...

When will hardcovers be retired? ? Follow The Reader
By Susan Ruszala
Jan Brett's Gingerbread Friends: hardcover, $17.99. Softcover school edition, also available, with fold-out insert: $4.99. I understand the economics of publishing: hardcovers are more profitable. But where is the value to the consumer? ...
Follow The Reader - http://followthereader.wordpress.com/

Baked, Boiling & Bubbly: Author/Illustrator 11: Jan Brett ...
By RhubarbLady
Jan Brett travels the world, ensuring that her locations, creations, animals and people are accurate in her books. She has written and illustrated a couple of dozen books along with illustrating another half dozen or so other books. ...

Baked, Boiling & Bubbly - http://cookingandorscience.blogspot.com/
November 2009 Hedge a gram ? Jan Brett's Blog
By Jan Brett
2009 Fall Tour Bus in Louisville, Kentucky with our drivers Rich Flood and Dwayne Mickle. Happy November! This is Jan Brett, and this is my November Hedge-a-gram, the time I take every month to tell you what is going on in my life as an ...

Jan Brett's Blog - http://janbrettsblog.com/

London students put math and reading to use in food drive
London Madison Press - OH,USA
While the class did not win the contest, they were recently surprised to receive in the mail a package from Brett. ?Jan Brett
recently sent Carol's class a ...

Catherine Wheels: Books About Culture and History for Preschoolers
By Catherine
The Mitten is a folk tale about the principle of "the straw that breaks the camel's back" but Jan Brett set her version in the Ukraine. I love the pictures in this book, with the great views of how a Ukrainian cottage might have looked, ...
Catherine Wheels - http://catherinewheels78.blogspot.com/

Preschool Lesson Plans About the Author Jan Brett
http://www.brighthub.com/education/early-childhood/articles/55165.aspx#ixzz0WCuK7mCS

miller moments: Bingo!
By Miller Moments
Trouble with Trolls by Jan Brett The Foolish Tortoise by Richard Buckley & Eric Carle Whistle for the Train by Golden MacDonald. The Berenstain Bears Go Out for the Team by Stan & Jan Berenstain I Had Trouble with Solla Sollew by Dr. ...
miller moments - http://moremillers.blogspot.com/

The Factory Point Town Green and the former grist mill pond are across Depot Street from designer outlets in Manchester , Vt .
Green Mountain getaway
Boston Globe - Boston,MA,USA
Upcoming author events include Jan Brett (Nov. 6), Ken Burns (Nov. 30), and Stephen King (Dec. 2). Manchester boasts more than 40 designer outlets (1601 ...

treat ? apple cyder
By applecyder
One of my son's favorite books is Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. Whenever we get to the page where the gingerbread baby goes into the gingerbread house, he always asks me if he can make one. So we did. Halloween style. ...
apple cyder - http://applecyder.wordpress.com/

Children's book writer to make stop in Biloxi - Your Life ...
Jan Brett, whose illustrated children's books have won the hearts of millions, will bring her colorful bus and book-signing pen to South Mississippi during her annual US tour.
SunHerald.com: Your Life - http://www.sunherald.com/living/index.rss

Art Appreciation
School Library Journal - USA
Among the individuals included: Jan Brett, Dav Pilkey, William Steig, Chris Van Allsburg, and more. How it Works Picturing Books provides users with five ...

Brett, best-selling author of 'The Mitten' to appear at Wegmans
Press & Sun-Bulletin - Binghamton,NY,USA
Jan Brett, a best-selling author of children's picture books, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her book, "The Mitten," with a nationwide book tour ...

Happy chickens lay healthy eggs: Jan Brett (author of The Mitten ...
By O's Eggs
Jan Brett (author of The Mitten) and Chicken expert. Look what my mom found about Jan Brett's Hens! She said I could visit her and she would help me with my hens. Chicken people are cool. Posted by O's Eggs at 6:11 AM ...
happy chickens lay healthy eggs - http://happychickenslayhealthyeggs.blogspot.com/

Children's author and illustrator Jan Brett coming to town.
RocNow - Rochester,NY,USA
The Mitten, the beloved children's book by Jan Brett, has sold 6 million copies in the 20 years it has been in print. This year, a special oversized ...