Jan Brett Quotes

  • My optimism has helped me through some hard times. If you try to send out good things, good things come back to you.
  • I have a hard time writing, and I usually have to put a timer at my desk and put it on for an hour. But I love to illustrate, and I can hardly stop myself.
  • One of my favorite books is 'Armadillo Rodeo', and I got the idea from traveling to Texas and seeing armadillos.
  • Imagination - that's the future for us.
  • When I was little, I would close my eyes and put my finger on a page. Then in my mind, I would go to that place.
  • Children have such vibrant minds. They need to play. They need to be creative. They need to imagine. It's so important for their sense of self discovery. And it helps them learn problem-solving.