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The Nutcracker By E. T. A. Hoffmann

The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Condition - Very Good
$17,19
5 in stock

Summary

A illustrated retelling of the classic story. On Christmas Eve Clara is overjoyed when she is given a nutcracker in the shape of a wooden soldier. But at night the magic really begins, when toys come alive, young girls become princesses and Clara's brave nutcracker becomes the prince of her dreams.

The Nutcracker Summary

The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann

A illustrated retelling of the classic story. On Christmas Eve Clara is overjoyed when she is given a nutcracker in the shape of a wooden soldier. But at night the magic really begins, when toys come alive, young girls become princesses and Clara's brave nutcracker becomes the prince of her dreams.

About E. T. A. Hoffmann

Berlie Doherty Berlie Doherty began writing for children in 1983, after teaching and working for schools radio. She has written more that 35 books for children, as well as for the thearte, radio and television, and won the Carnegie Medal twice: in 1987 for GRANNY WAS A BUFFER GIRL and in 1992 for DEAR NOBODY. She has also won the Writer's Guild Children's Fiction Award for DAUGHTER OF THE SEA. Her work is published all over the world, and many of her books have been televised. Ian Beck IAN BECK is a familiar name to the Transworld lists with his previous successful picture books. A freelance illustrator for over twenty years (including such notable artwork as the record cover for Elton John's Yellow Brick Road album), Ian turned to writing and illustrating children's books on the birth of his own first child. Artist lives: Twickenham, Middlesex PRAISE FOR: The Owl & the Pussycat 'Ian Beck is a stylish and witty draughtsman who enhances his illustrations with admirably chosen colour' Junior Bookshelf

Table of Contents

A lyrical and beautiful retelling of a much-loved story from award-winning Berlie Doherty, which has been adapted for the ballet throughout the world for centuries. This version captures the magical essence of childhood, and coupled with Ian Beck's exquisite and enchanting illustrations makes this a book to treasure for many years to come.

Additional information

GOR001928189
9780385604376
0385604378
The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
2002-11-01
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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