Welcoming Jan Brett

Plimoth Patuxet was delighted to host bestselling children's book author and illustrator, Jan Brett, for the launch of her Winter Wonderland Tour at the Museum the day after Thanksgiving! The Lynn Theater was packed with readers of all ages who were eager to meet the author and have their books signed.

Jan brett tour bus

On Friday, November 24th, Plimoth Patuxet Museums presented the launch of acclaimed bestselling children’s book author and illustrator, Jan Brett's, Winter Wonderland Tour. This was her first national tour in four years. Jan’s richly-drawn scenes have engaged and inspired children and parents for generations. Her amazing work is particularly inspiring to Plimoth Patuxet – a living Museum that cares for a range of Rare and Heritage Breeds animals who are beloved by our visitors and staff alike.

Jan brett art demonstration

Author of over 40 picture books with more than 44 million in print, Jan is renowned for her exquisite art which is universally recognized as among the finest in children’s books today. Her detailed and iconic illustrations are often inspired by her extensive research expeditions, whether it be to Norway, Botswana, Japan, or India.