The Mitten A Ukrainian Folktale (Paperback)
|Brett creates a dramatic picture book with the story of Nicki, a young boy who has lost a mitten in the snow and the animals who try to make a home of it.|
From the Publisher:
After Nicki accidentally drops his mitten in the forest it becomes an object of curiosity for a mole, a rabbit, a badger, a tiny brown mouse, a big brown bear, and others, as they all crawl into it
Jan Brett is known not only for illustrating the books of other authors but also for writing and illustrating books of her own. She attended Colby Junior College and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School. Brett is noted for her attention to detail and intricate borders that surround and add subtext to the main illustrations on the page.