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The Nutcracker

Written & illustrated by Susan Jeffers
Published by HarperCollins
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
$17.99
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Target Age
40
Pages
Picture
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Publisher Summary

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.

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Who Wrote The Nutcracker

author & illustrator
Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers effortlessly captures the grace and magic of horses in this luminous picture book. Ms. Jeffers is a New York Times best-selling artist, who received a Caldecott Honor for her work on Three Jovial Huntsmen. She is also the illustrator of Margaret Wise Brown’s Love Songs of the Little Bear, and the best-selling McDuff series by Rosemary Wells. Susan Jeffers also wrote and illustrated a new pony picture book, My Chincoteague Pony.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060743864
Publication Date:
September 25, 2007

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