Jan Brett is a very busy author/illustrator. She decided to be a creator of children's books when she was only a child herself. Today there are more than thirty six million copies of her books in print.
She is known to her colorful and detailed illustrations and often uses intricate borders to help readers understand a story's details. She says travel is a constant source of inspiration for her -- and she has written books set in locations around the world -- from Africa to Asia to Skandanavia.
When you visit her website, you'll find coloring pages, activity sheets, greeting cards and lots of other fun activities. You'll find her books at the library!