The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker

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New York Times bestselling artist and Caldecott Honor winner Susan Jeffers has created a Nutcracker as only she can--with lavish illustrations, magnificent detail, a glitter-brushed cover, and enchanting holiday scenes on every page. This is The Nutcracker as you've never seen it before! Makes a lovely keepsake and gift. Join Marie, Fritz, and the intriguing Nutcracker himself on a magical Christmas Eve adventure. Behold the frightful Mouse King, the elegant Sugar Plum fairies, and the entire Land of Sweets in this dazzling, gorgeously illustrated holiday classic. With spare text based on the story in the ballet, this book offers a front-row seat to the enthralling tale that is a perennial favorite of adults and children alike. And for Susan Jeffers fans looking for extra content, an author's note is included at the end of the book, in which she explains what inspired her to turn this holiday tradition into a show-stopping picture book.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 243.84 x 279.4 x 10.16mm | 498.95g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0060743867
  • 9780060743864
  • 63,261

Review quote

"{Jeffers's] romantic, detail-rich illustrations are based on the Balanchine ballet...Jeffers offers a satisfying extension"--The Horn Bookshow more

Back cover copy

New York Times bestselling artist Susan Jeffers has created a Nutcracker unlike any that has gone before, with a lovely spare text based on the ballet. This is the perfect gift to share with children before they see The Nutcracker. Everyone who has seen the ballet will cherish it--as will anyone who enjoys stories where love triumphs. Come, take a front-row seat. The world's most beloved holiday fairy tale is about to begin.show more

Rating details

1,371 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
5 49% (677)
4 31% (420)
3 16% (220)
2 3% (45)
1 1% (9)
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