If your children know the traditional story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, it can be fun to introduce them to variations of the story. For example, Jan Brett's picture book, The Three Snow Bears
, is an entertaining retelling of the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, set in a traditional Inuit village. Jan Brett's illustrations are remarkable. Enjoy the story together and then talk about how it's like the story they're used to and how it's different. Does your family have a favorite Jan Brett picture book? To share your family's favorite Jan Brett books, click on "Comments" below and post your recommendations.
(Cover art courtesy of G.P. Putnam's Sons, A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group)