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Medium   by Jan Brett

category Children's Books
ISBN: 0590440152
Books Registered: 5
BookCrossing Rating: Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members
Books in the Wild: 2
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Amazon Editorial Review

The bestselling modern classic, in an oversized board book edition perfect for sharing.

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 in the borders of each page, walking through the woods unaware of what is going on.

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.


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5 Copies Registered


Registered by siriradha of Colorado Springs, Colorado USA on 10/4/2003

Current status: all Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by ryanreader of St. Petersburg, Florida USA on 3/8/2004

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Registered by MsJ-Franklin on 5/28/2004

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Registered by wingKentRoadKodiakswing of Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on 3/4/2009

Current status: to be read This book has not been rated.


Registered by GWills of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada on 5/20/2004

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