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https://youtu.be/eACVW35hZR8 - Read-aloud video

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  • 107 of 110 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 110 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch EF BRE K-3 (Text) 34207000191388 Juv Fiction Easy Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jPB BRE (Text) 37521529545818 AMPL Juvenile Picture Book (K-4) Available -
Attica PL - Attica JE BRE (Text) 74231000040504 Easy Fiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville C BRETT (Text) 34706000468944 Childrens Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main [E] BRE (Text) 36803000274543 EASY Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell E SEASONS WINTER (Text) 38144000212045 Picture Book Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil J E BRETT (Text) 38160000476323 Youth Services Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J P BRE (Text) 38209000081516 Picture Book Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JF BRETT (Text) 79361000024533 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler J PIC BRETT (Text) 73174003022689 Childrens: Picture Books Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399231018
  • ISBN: 0399231013
  • ISBN: 9780758727008
  • ISBN: 0758727003
  • ISBN: 0758727003
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1997]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When Lisa hangs her woolen clothes in the sun to air them out for winter, the hedgehog, to the amusement of the other animals, ends up wearing a stocking on his head.
Target Audience Note:
440 Lexile.
540L Lexile
Decoding demand: 74 (high) Semantic demand: 67 (high) Syntactic demand: 74 (high) Structure demand: 83 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Hedgehogs > Fiction.
Animals > Fiction.
Clothing and dress > Fiction.
Animals > Juvenile fiction.
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With over thirty four million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.

As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an illustrator and spent many hours reading and drawing. She says, "I remember the special quiet of rainy days when I felt that I could enter the pages of my beautiful picture books. Now I try to recreate that feeling of believing that the imaginary place I'm drawing really exists. The detail in my work helps to convince me, and I hope others as well, that such places might be real."

As a student at the Boston Museum School, she spent hours in the Museum of Fine Arts. "It was overwhelming to see the room-size landscapes and towering stone sculptures, and then moments later to refocus on delicately embroidered kimonos and ancient porcelain," she says. "I'm delighted and surprised when fragments of these beautiful images come back to me in my painting."

Travel is also a constant inspiration. Together with her husband, Joe Hearne, who is a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Jan visits many different countries where she researches the architecture and costumes that appear in her work. "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."


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