Top 10 The Nutcracker Books

    Nutcracker
    6.0
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    Nutcracker
    Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
    The Nutcracker: A BabyLit Dancing Primer
    5.0
    02
    The Nutcracker: A BabyLit Dancing Primer
    Written by Jennifer Adams & illustrated by Alison Oliver
    The Nutcracker
    4.8
    03
    The Nutcracker
    Written by Patrick Regan & illustrated by Natasha Kuricheva
    The Nutcracker
    04
    The Nutcracker
    Written and illustrated by Susan Jeffers
    The Nutcracker
    05
    The Nutcracker
    Written by New York City Ballet & illustrated by Valeria Docampo
    Ballet Busters Leap into the First Nutcracker (A Dancing Doorways Academy Series) (Volume 1)
    06
    Ballet Busters Leap into the First Nutcracker (A Dancing Doorways Academy Series) (Volume 1)
    Written by Debra DeVoe & illustrated by Karel Hayes
    Nutcracked
    07
    Nutcracked
    Written and illustrated by Susan Adrian
    The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet
    08
    The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet
    Illustrated by Diane Goode
    First Stories: Nutcracker
    09
    First Stories: Nutcracker
    Illustrated by Dan Taylor
    The Nutcracker (Little Golden Book)
    10
    The Nutcracker (Little Golden Book)
    Written by Rita Balducci & illustrated by Sheilah Beckett

"The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" by E. T. A. Hoffmann was written over 200 years ago in 1816. As many stories do, (especially ones of this age!) this one too has evolved into a most famous ballet known simply as, "The Nutcracker." Perhaps, it is more particularly liked and adored because of a score written by the well-known composer, Tchaikovsky. Circling back to its beginnings, we are finding many children's books about "The Nutcracker" story that have been illustrated with the original text by Hoffman and even many more that have been re-written or summarized. In this list you will find our favorite renditions of the beloved, classic tale of "The Nutcracker." We have board books for little fans, ages 0-2, many picture books for those 3-6, (and all ages!) as well as some cleverly written chapter books for our middle school age friends. I want to give particular mention to the beautiful illustrations in the books in this list. While the story remains mostly unchanged throughout the selection, the illustrations vary widely from pop-up features, to watercolor paints, and pencil sketches. We hope you will find your new favorite among the many books to choose from below.

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The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker of Nuremberg
The Nutcracker
Nutcracker Twinkle Toes
The Nutcracker: The Original 1853 Edition With Illustrations
The Nutcracker : A Pop-Up Book for Christmas
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: The Dance of the Realms
5.8
The Berenstain Bears and the Nutcracker
5.5
Mary Engelbreit's Nutcracker
5.3
Nutcracker in Harlem
Nutcracker and Mouse King and The Tale of the Nutcracker
The Nutcracker Ballet
The Nutcracker
Disney The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: A Center Stage Pop-Up Book
The Nutcracker Ballet
The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
The Nutcracker's Night Before Christmas
The Nutcracker (Musical Books)
The Nutcracker (Little People Shape Books)
Peep Inside A Fairy Tale The Nutcracker
5.6
The Nutcracker
5.3
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Daniel and the Nutcracker (Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood)
4.4
Cozy Classics: The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker: A Pop-Up Book