Holiday Beginnings – Jan’s First Children’s Book

Holiday Beginnings – Jan’s First Children’s Book

Christmas time is very special to me. That is partly because of a truly unique gift I received from my father, Jan, when I was little.  I like to think that I inspired his foray into writing and illustrating children’s books because his very first one – Amos and The Moon – was written for me.

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Announcing the Jan Balet: The Artist & His Works Website

Announcing the Jan Balet: The Artist & His Works Website

For those of you who don’t know much about Jan Balet, you are not alone. His fine art, much celebrated in Europe, never got the same recognition in the U.S. because here, Jan was a commercial illustrator. Those that know his work from Harper’s BazaarGood HousekeepingVogue, and Saturday Evening Post in the ‘50s and ‘60s may think that’s all there is.

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