The Mitten

October 5, 1989|
The Mitten by Jan Brett
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When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing.

One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.

As the story of the animals in the mitten unfolds, the reader can see Nicki in the boarders of each page, walking through the woods unaware of what is going on.

Once again Jan Brett has created a dramatic and beautiful picture book in her distinctive style. She brings the animals to life with warmth and humor, and her illustrations are full of visual delights and details faithful to the Ukrainian tradition from which the story comes.
With over thirty four million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation''s foremost author illustrators of children''s books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an i...
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Title:The Mitten
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8.69 X 10.62 X 0.36 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.69 X 10.62 X 0.36 in
Published:October 5, 1989
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780399219207

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