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Story of the Nutcracker
     

Story of the Nutcracker

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by E. T. A. Hoffmann, Thea Kliros (Illustrator)
 

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Originally written in the early twentieth century, the story of a little girl's love for an enchanted nutcracker has delighted generations of readers, while the Tchaikovsky ballet based on the tale has become a holiday tradition.
Now young children can enjoy this beloved classic in a specially abridged version by Bob Blaisdell. Included are all the wonderful

Overview


Originally written in the early twentieth century, the story of a little girl's love for an enchanted nutcracker has delighted generations of readers, while the Tchaikovsky ballet based on the tale has become a holiday tradition.
Now young children can enjoy this beloved classic in a specially abridged version by Bob Blaisdell. Included are all the wonderful scenes and characters: Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum house, the arrival of Godpapa Drosselmeier and the presentation of the Nutcracker, the fierce battle between the Nutcracker and the seven-headed Mouse King, the adventures in Christmas Wood, Toyland, Marzipan Castle, and much more.
Printed in large easy-to-read type and enhanced with 30 new illustrations by Thea Kliros, this Christmas favorite will entertain young readers the year round.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486291536
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/11/1996
Series:
Dover Children's Thrift Classics Series
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
490,344
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
3 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (1776–1822) was a German author, artist, and composer who is best remembered for his story “The Nutcracker and the King of Mice.”

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