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​Jan Brett

Jan Brett is an American illustrator and writer of children's picture books. Her detailed illustrations bring life to human and animal folktales from around the world.


​Books Written and Illustrated by Jan Brett

Fritz and the beautiful horses          
 
 
Set in Salzburg, Austria
The first dog          
 
 
Set in La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles, California
The animals' Santa      
 
 
Set in Northern Colorado
 
 
Mossy          
 
 
Set by a turtle pond in Hingham, Massachusetts
Annie and the wild animals          
 
 
 
Set in Kittery Point, Maine
Beauty and the beast          
 
 
 
Set in Jan Land - a made up place
Home for Christmas          
 
 
 
Set in Arctic Sweden
The 3 little dassies          
 
 
Set in Namibia, Africa
The Easter egg          
 
 
Set in Norwell, Massachusetts
Gingerbread friends          
 
 
 
Set in Switzerland
Hedgie blasts off!          
 
 
 
Set in Kennedy Space Center and in outer space
The umbrella          
 
 
Set in Costa Rica
Daisy comes home          
 
 
Set in Guilin, China
Hedgie's surprise          
 
 
 
Set in Denmark
The hat          
 
 
Set in Denmark
Comet's nine lives          
 
 
 
Set in Nantucket, Massachusetts
Armadillo rodeo          
 
 
 
Set in Fredericksburg, Texas
Christmas trolls          
 
 
 
Set in Bergen, Norway
Trouble with trolls          
 
 
Set in Bergen, Norway
Berlioz the bear          
 
 
 
Set in Bad Tolz, Germany
The wild Christmas reindeer          
 
 
 
Set in Norway

​Books Retold and Illustrated by Jan Brett

The three snow bears          
 
 
Set in Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
Honey, honey--lion! : a story from Africa          
 
 
Set in Okevango Delta, Botswana, Africa
On Noah's ark          
 
 
Set in Okevango Delta, Botswana, Africa
Who's that knocking on Christmas Eve          
 
 
 
Set in Alta, Norway
Gingerbread baby          
 
 
Set in Switzerland
Town mouse, country mouse          
 
 
Set in Switzerland
The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale          
 
 
Set in Ukraine
Goldilocks and the three bears          
 
 
Set in Jan Land - a made up place  

​Books Illustrated by Jan Brett

The turnip          
 
 
 
Set in Russia, Finland, and Sweden
Cinders : a chicken Cinderella          
 
 
Set in Novgorod, Russia
The Night before Christmas          
 
 
Set in Stockbridge, Massachusetts
The Twelve days of Christmas          
 
 
Set in England, Italy, France, Norway, Belgium, Poland, Russia, Germany, Hungary, Scotland, Spain, and America   

 

The Valentine bears          
 
 

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