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In this bestselling modern classic, a young boy’s lost mitten leads to a charming snowy adventure. Jan Brett’s beautiful retelling is a family favorite and this sturdy board book is perfect for little hands.

When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing.

One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.

As the story of the animals in the mitten unfolds, the reader can see Nicki’s snowy outing in the borders of each page.

In her distinctive style, Jan Brett brings the animals to life with warmth and humor, and her illustrations are full of visual delights and details faithful to the Ukrainian tradition from which the story comes.

Jan Brett is also the creator of such wintery classics as The Hat, The Snowy Nap, The Three Snow Bears, The Animals’ Santa, and The Night Before Christmas.

This book is also available in Spanish, as El mitón.

“Grandmother knits snow-white mittens that Nikki takes on an adventure. Readers will enjoy the charm and humor in the portrayal of the animals as they make room for each newcomer in the mitten and sprawl in the snow after the big sneeze.”
-The Horn Book

From the Publisher

Read more holiday books by Jan Brett:

Rambunctious reindeer have a lot to learn before Santa’s big night!

A young boy’s lost mitten leads to a charming snowy adventure

All the splendid images of The Twelve Days of Christmas come joyously alive

A group of clever animals find an unusual but warm and furry home during Alaska’s long winter

Jan Brett’s take on this Christmas classic is a visual masterpiece!

A delightfully original companion book to Jan Brett’s bestseller The Mitten

Read more holiday books by Jan Brett:

This modern Christmas classic highlights how animals are just as curious as kids about their own Santa

Jan Brett’s Hedgie tries to stay awake so he doesn’t miss out on all the snowy fun his friends are having

Publisher‏:‎G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers; First Board Book Edition 1996 (October 4, 1996)
Board book‏:‎32 pages
Reading age‏:‎1 – 3 years
Lexile measure‏:‎600L
Item Weight‏:‎9.2 ounces
Dimensions‏:‎6.19 x 0.73 x 5.06 inches
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