This event was held on November 11, 2011 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
With over thirty-seven million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author/illustrators of children's books. Her books are known for colorful, detailed depictions of a wide variety of animals and human cultures ranging from Scandinavia to Africa. Her best-known titles include "The Hat," "The Mitten," "The Three Snow Bears" and "Gingerbread Baby."
Join Jan for a fun look at how she creates her stories. After her brief demonstration, Jan will meet with fans and sign books. Her new book, "Home Before Christmas," and "The Night Before Christmas" will be for sale at this event, courtesy of Nicola's Books.
Jan's tour bus will be parked next to the Library. It is wrapped in artwork from "Home for Christmas" and "The Night Before Christmas" Deluxe Book & DVD Edition. Also - be sure to say hello to Hedgie, Jan's favorite friend from "The Mitten" and "The Hat," who will be visiting as well!
Arrive early - this is sure to be a popular event!