Monday, December 6, 2010

The Mitten by Jan Brett

I was looking on a website for unusual holidays and it said that today was Gazpacho Day and Mitten Tree Day. It made me think of Jan Brett's telling of the Ukrainian folktale about the mitten which had room enough to kept everyone warm.

I love that story.

We've got a copy over in the children's section. We have a whole section of wonderful, beautifully told fairy tales, folktales, and legends. Check some of them out!

The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale

The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale
By Brett, Jan
Author Brett, Jan
Illustrator Brett, Jan
1996-10 - Putnam Publishing Group
9780399231094 CHECK CATALOG

When Nicki drops one of his new white mittens in the snow, he doesn't even notice it's missing. One by one, the woodland animals discover the mitten and crawl inside, each one larger than the last. Brett's classic picture book is available as a sturdy board book. …More

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