The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Book - 2015
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It is Christmas Eve and Clara and her brother Fritz are excited! Every year uncle Drosselmeier brings them special Christmas gifts. This year Clara gets a wooden soldier. It's a nutcracker and Fritz thinks he looks a bit silly, but Clara falls in love with his big, kind eyes. And that night she discovers her new friend can do a lot more than crack nuts. He used to be a brave soldier who fell in love with a real princess...

In this magical picture book An Leysen gives the classic Christmas story by E.T.A. Hoffmann a new look. Her evocative art will transport you to the wonderful world of the mean mouse king and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. For children aged 5 and up, and for everyone who love fairy tales!

Publisher: New York : Clavis, ©2015.
ISBN: 9781605372365
Characteristics: 42 unnumbered pages :,colour illustrations ;,27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Leysen, An 1972-- Author


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