The Mitten

by Jan Brett


Alt Image
    Trouble viewing the flyer? Click Here
    • Grades: PreK - 2
    • Ages: 4 - 8
    • Format: Paperback Book
Short Summary
This delightful and beautifully illustrated tale of a group of animals resting in a boy's lost mitten is based on a Ukrainian folktale.

Product Details

For exclusive book club value price & free shipping

Books are offered at exclusively low prices and shipped to the classroom for free. Plus each order gives back to the class in FREE Books and resources.

Parent: To place an order, you must be connected to a teacher via the Class Code, or search for the teacher to get connected. If you already have an account, just .

Share your Class Code with friends and extended family for ordering online.


During a romp in the snow, Nicki loses one of the white woolen mittens his grandmother knitted especially for him. A little mole burrows into its warm and cozy interior, followed by a rabbit, hedgehog, owl, badger, fox, bear, and mouse. Grandma's good knitting holds strong as the mitten swells and stretches to many times its size.

Can Nicki find his lost mitten before one too many animals climbs inside and it bursts at the seams? The next scene, when the mouse's whiskers accidentally tickle the bear's nose, makes a wonderfully comical climax.

Bestselling author/illustrator Jan Brett's wonderfully expressive artwork perfectly complements this retelling that makes for a terrific story-time or bedtime read-aloud.

Show Less

Also Read . . .

Popular For This Age Group

Recently Viewed

Product Details

    • Grades: PreK - 2
    • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 10" x 8 1/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-590-44015-8

Editorial Reviews

"The illustrations are exquisite...a charming lap book to be pored over again and again."—School Library Journal