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The Mitten Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from The Mitten
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″ A mole, tired from tunneling along, discovered the mitten and burrowed inside. It was cozy and warm and just the right size, so he decided to stay.”
Jan Brett
author
The Mitten
book
warmth
staying
discovering
concepts
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“At first his Grandmother, Baba, did not want to knit white mittens. ‘If you drop one in the snow,’ she warned, ‘you’ll never find it.’ ”
Jan Brett
author
Nicki
Grandmother Baba
characters
snow
finding
camouflage
concepts
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“On his way home, Nicki saw a white shape in the distance. It was his lost mitten silhouetted against the blue sky.”
Jan Brett
author
Nicki
character
home
lost
chance
rediscover
concepts
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“Once there was a boy named Nicki who wanted his new mittens made from wool as white as snow.
Jan Brett
author
Nicki
character
snow
clothes
concepts
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“When you come home, first I will look to see if you are safe and sound, but then I will look to see if you still have your snow white mittens.”
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“The bear, tickled by the mouse’s whiskers, gave an enormous sneeze. Aaaaa-aaaaa-aaaaa-ca-chew! The force of the sneeze shot the mitten up into the sky, and scattered the animals in all directions.”
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“As he ran to catch his snow-white mitten, he saw Baba’s face in the window. First she looked to see if he was safe and sound, and then she saw that he still had his new mittens.”
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“The mole and the rabbit were bumped and jostled, but not being ones to argue with someone covered in prickles, they made room.”
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“A great bear lumbered by. He spied the mitten all plumped up. Not being one to be left out in the cold, he began to nose his way in.”
Jan Brett
author
cold
space
bear
concepts
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“The mitten swelled and stretched. It was pulled and bulged to many times it size. But Baba’s good knitting held fast.”

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