What are the best Jan Brett books?

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    #1The Mitten

    The Mitten

    The Mitten is an illustration book by Jan Brett which is a Ukrainian folktale retold by her on how a boy named Nicki loses his mitten in the snow then his lost mitten soon becomes a host to a number of forest animals. 

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    Eric Chen
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "An interesting and charming children's book that my own child dearly loves. I read it to him at least twice a week and he never tires of this story. Very well told and illustrated, it's a wonderful book. "
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    #2Gingerbread Baby

    Gingerbread Baby

    Gingerbread Baby is an illustration book by Jan Brett which tells the story of the Gingerbread Baby which is not the classic retelling of the Gingerbread Man. 

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    Christina Fields
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "I love reading this book to my child, and so does he. It's a very light take on the Gingerbread Man that we all know and love."
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    #3The Three Snow Bears

    The Three Snow Bears

    The Three Snow Bears is an illustration book by Jan Brett which retells the classic story of Goldilocks and the three bears, but with an addition of an Inuit girl. 

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    Doris Davis
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Absolutely love this book! It is such a fun read and the illustrations are beautiful. It's definitely a book to add to your collection!"
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    #4Trouble with Trolls

    Trouble with Trolls

    Trouble with Trolls is an illustration book written and created by Jan Brett which centers about a girl named Treva and her dog named Tuffi where she comes upon a group of trolls who want her dog. 

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    Tejas Dasgupta
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "This is a good book."
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    #5Hedgie's Surprise

    Hedgie's Surprise

    Hedgie's Surprise is an illustration book written and created by Jan Brett which tells the story of Hedgie who helps Henny protect her eggs from the Tomtem trying to take away her eggs every morning.  

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    Juan Nelson
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "The drawings in this book are awesome. When I finished, my kids were fighting over it. Highly recommend. "
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    #6The Umbrella

    The Umbrella
    The Umbrella is an illustration book by Jan Brett which was inspired following her visit to the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica. It is an illustrated version of The Mitten but rainforest animals are under an umbrella. 
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    Margaret Henderson
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "The Umbrella is a great kid's book. But Jan has quite a few good kid's books. Not sure if I would call this the best, but it's in the upper echelon for sure."
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    #7Town Mouse, Country Mouse

    Town Mouse, Country Mouse

    Town Mouse, Country Mouse is an illustration book written and created by Jan Brett which is originally an Aesop's fable about a married mice couple who live in a town longing to get away on a vacation. 

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    Amy Bishop
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "This is probably my favorite Jan Brett book. Her retelling of a classic story, the country mouse and the town mouse, is an interesting perspective. I would recommend this to any parent!"
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    #8Mossy

    Mossy

    Mossy is an illustration book written and created by Jan Brett which tells the story of a turtle who ends up growing a garden on her back but then a biologist brings her to a museum to live there. 

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    Brian Knight
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Inspire your inner self with this book of color and imagination. Children will love the story of a turtle who has been growing flowers on its shell, who meets a biologist who see the beauty. This is a story of imagination and journey."
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    #9Christmas Trolls

    Christmas Trolls

    Christmas Trolls is an illustration book written and created by Jan Brett which tells the story of siblings Treva and Sami living in Bergen, Norway as they prepare for the Christmas. 

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    Donna McDonald
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This book is nice to read"
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    #10The First Dog

    The First Dog

    The First Dog is an illustration book written and created by Jan Brett which tells the story of how a wolf become domesticated into the modern dog world. 

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    Joseph Estrada
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "This book is definitely one of the best from Jan Brett. The story is compelling and touching for a children's book. The illustration is also engaging as well."

Summary

Best What are the best Jan Brett books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The MittenBooks 22 Paid
2Gingerbread BabyBooks 21 Paid
3The Three Snow BearsBooks 19 Paid
4Trouble with TrollsBooks 19 Paid
5Hedgie's SurpriseBooks 17 Paid
6The UmbrellaBooks 15 Paid
7Town Mouse, Country MouseBooks 15 Paid
8MossyBooks 13 Paid
9Christmas TrollsBooks 12 Paid
10The First DogBooks 11 Paid
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