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Jan Brett Presentation2
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Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
Jan Brett Presentation2
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  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYxwVn403cs
  • http://www.janbrett.com/ http://janbrettsblog.com/ http://www.janbrett.com/activities_pages_artwork.htm
  • **This part was cut off in the audio when the file was converted** Published in 2005 by Scholastic, this book includes before and after reading discussion ideas, several activities to help children learn new vocabulary words, lessons that will help children understand different genres of literature, and many activities that tie into the various curriculum areas.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbQkQjs3KPU
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    • 1. By: Danielle Burning and Gretchen Pulver
    • 2. <ul><li>Born December 1, 1949 in Hingham, MA </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Colby-Sawyer College in NH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Museum of Fine Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Married Joseph Hearne August 18, 1980 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daughter - Lia </li></ul></ul>
    • 3. <ul><li>Pet hedgehog named Buffy </li></ul><ul><li>Favorite type of music - classical </li></ul><ul><li>Favorite season - winter </li></ul><ul><li>Likes horses and gliding </li></ul><ul><li>Husband was inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>for Berlioz in Berlioz the Bear. </li></ul>
    • 4. <ul><li>Kindergarten: desire to be an artist </li></ul><ul><li>Created restaurant menus, greeting cards, school texts </li></ul><ul><li>Drawings for Woodland Crossings by Stephen Krensky </li></ul><ul><li>First book: Fritz and the Beautiful Horses </li></ul>
    • 5. <ul><li>Border artwork –trademark </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tells a separate story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hints at what comes next in the story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overflow of ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscapes, architecture and costumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Old World folklore and motifs </li></ul></ul>
    • 6. <ul><li>&quot;From cave paintings to Norwegian sleighs, to Japanese gardens, I study the traditions of the many countries I visit and use them as a starting point for my children's books.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Quote from Jan Brett found on her website at www.janbrett.com) </li></ul>
    • 7. <ul><li>Pencil or pen and ink sketch </li></ul><ul><li>Watercolors for characters and settings </li></ul><ul><li>Fine brush to prevent bleeding </li></ul><ul><li>Time to illustrate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One hour per square inch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One week per page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4.5 months = 1 book </li></ul></ul>
    • 8. <ul><li>Literary Works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Written and illustrated 20 books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retold and illustrated 9 books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Illustrated 9 books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Awards/Honors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Public Library’s Lifetime Achievement Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New England Bookseller’s Association Artist Award Winner, 1990 </li></ul></ul>
    • 9. <ul><li>Most-well known </li></ul><ul><li>Ukranian folklore </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand-me-down clothes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water jug </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stork’s nest </li></ul></ul>
    • 10. <ul><li>Dedicated to 3 teachers –idea for story </li></ul><ul><li>Baba: modeled after Jan’s </li></ul><ul><li>mother </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse: Little Pearl, Jan’s pet </li></ul><ul><li>Nicki: Tad Beagley who was full of energy </li></ul>
    • 11. <ul><li>Complements The Mitten </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by visit to Monteverdi Cloud Forest in Costa Rica </li></ul>
    • 12. <ul><li>Published in 1985 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Redbook Magazine Top Ten Children's Books of the Year 1985 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brett draws from her daughter Lia's fascination with undomesticated critters </li></ul><ul><li>Scandinavian design </li></ul><ul><li>Book trailer </li></ul>
    • 13. <ul><li>Gingerbread Boy variant </li></ul><ul><li>Published in 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year 1999 </li></ul>
    • 14. <ul><li>Published 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Award </li></ul><ul><li>Trolls are also in “Christmas Trolls </li></ul>
    • 15. <ul><li>Retelling of Noah’s Ark </li></ul><ul><li>Love of drawing animals </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by trip to </li></ul><ul><li>Botswana, Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Papyrus paper borders </li></ul>
    • 16. <ul><li>Has received unanimous praise from those who have reviewed her picture books </li></ul><ul><li>Fritz and the Beautiful Horses </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“simple but engaging” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>drawings showcase &quot;the beauty of equines as few pictures do.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Annie and the Wild Animals </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creatures “rendered with… humor.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Praise for “elaborate illustrations” for conveying change from winter to spring. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    • 17. <ul><li>Personal website: http://www.janbrett.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources for librarians and teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Jan Brett’s blog: http://janbrettsblog.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Free coloring page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.janbrett.com/activities_pages_artwork.htm </li></ul></ul>
    • 18. <ul><li>Jan Brett’s website @ www.janbrett.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity idea for On Noah’s Ark </li></ul></ul>
    • 19. <ul><li>Across the Curriculum with Favorite Authors: Jan Brett </li></ul><ul><li>by Kimberly Suzan Byrd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity idea for Berlioz the Bear </li></ul></ul>Edible Dough Bumblebees 1 cup peanut butter ½ cup honey 1-1/2 cups powdered milk Mix ingredients together and mold into bee-shaped body. Add two banana slices for wings and two raisins for eyes.
    • 20. <ul><li>Teaching with Favorite Jan Brett books: Engaging Activities that Build Essential Reading and Writing Skills and Explore the Themes in These Popular Books by Jacqueline Clarke </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Before and after reading ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities to help build vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum integration activities that tie into science, social studies, and math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons to learn about different genres </li></ul></ul>
    • 21. <ul><li>Jan Brett Video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbQkQjs3KPU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great short video by Jan Brett geared toward children </li></ul></ul>
    • 22. <ul><li>Brett, J. (1985). Annie and the Wild Animals. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Brett, J. (1989). The Mitten . New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. </li></ul><ul><li>Brett, J. (1992). Trouble with Trolls. New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. </li></ul><ul><li>Brett, J. (1999). Gingerbread Baby. New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. </li></ul><ul><li>Brett, J. (2003). On Noah’s Ark . New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. </li></ul><ul><li>Brett, J. (2004). The Umbrella . New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. </li></ul><ul><li>Brett, J. (2010) Jan Brett interview transcript . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www2.scholastic.com/browse/collateral.jsp?id= 1289_type= Contributor_typeId= 1500 </li></ul><ul><li>Byrd, K.S. (1995). Across the curriculum with favorite authors: Jan Brett. Huntington Beach, CA: Teacher Created Materials, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Jan Brett: Biography . (2010). Retrieved from http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=1500 </li></ul><ul><li>Reading and language: Jan Brett. (2010). Retrieved from http ://www.pbs.org/parents/readinglanguage/articles/authorfocus /janbrett.html </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome to the world of Jan Brett (2009). Retrieved from www.janbrett.com </li></ul><ul><li>Jan (Churchill) Brett.&quot;  Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Literature Resource Center. Web. 18 Mar. 2010. Retrieved from ttp://go.galegroup.com.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/ps/i.do?&id=GALE%7CH1000011907&v=2.1&u=sunybuff_main&it=r&p=LitRC&sw=w </li></ul>

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