Jan Brett at Friendswood Public Library


What:  Jan Brett will do a drawing demonstration and book signing at the Friendswood Public Library to celebrate her newest book THE TALE OF THE TIGER SLIPPERS.

When:  Sunday, December 8, 2019, 5:00pm. Doors will open at 4:00pm.

Where:  Friendswood Public Library, 416 S Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, TX 77546

Event guidelines:

  • Please note that the first 100 families in line will receive a free signed Jan Brett poster, so please arrive early.
  • Jan will do her very best to sign all of the books that time permits.  The number of books that Jan can sign per family depends on how many people come to the signing.  If time does not permit Jan to sign every book, Blue Willow Bookshop will have special signed bookplates featuring Jan’s artwork for all of the extra books.
  • Hedgie, Jan’s favorite friend from The Mitten and The Hat, will be at the event as well.  Please bring the kids to have a photo taken with Hedgie.  

About the Author:

With more than 42 million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost illustrators of children's books. As a child, she decided to be an illustrator and spent much of her time reading and drawing. As a student at the Boston Museum School, Jan spent many hours in the Museum of Fine Arts. Travel is also a constant inspiration, so with her husband, Joe Hearne, who is a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, she visits many different countries where she researches the architecture and costumes that appear in her work. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts.


NOTE: Jan will sign books as long as time permits, but pre-ordered books may have a special signed bookplate rather than being physically signed.

If you cannot attend the event and would like a copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675, or add the book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you cannot attend the event and prefer in-store pick up, please pick up your unclaimed book(s) within a month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.comto obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours.

Event date: 
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
Friendswood Public Library
416 S Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546