Nutcracker Night

byMireille MessierIllustratorGabrielle Grimard

Hardcover | September 27, 2019

Nutcracker Night by Mireille Messier
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Beep! Beep! go the taxis. Voof! go the velvet curtains. The Nutcracker ballet and New York City’s David H. Koch Theater come to life in this onomatopoeic representation of a little girl’s experience at the ballet. From the swish of her dress and the tick-tick-tick of the conductor’s baton to the twelve bongs of the clock and the pitter-patter of dancers’ feet, this special evening is filled with sensory treats for the eyes and especially the ears. And did she enjoy the ballet? The answer is a big smooch on her father’s cheek. Written by Mireille Messier, Nutcracker Night is a celebration of a Christmas classic that is often a child’s first experience of the ballet. Award-winning illustrator Gabrielle Grimard infuses each scene with warm holiday colors and a richness that will make young readers feel they are really there. An author’s note enriches the text with further information and a brief summary of the famous ballet.
Mireille Messier hails from Ottawa but calls Toronto home. Her picture book The Branch was shortlisted for the Ontario Library Association’s Blue Spruce Award in 2018. In addition to her career in books, Mireille has also worked as a voiceover artist and as a screenwriter for children’s television. She enjoys flexing her creative muscl...
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Title:Nutcracker NightFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11.1 X 9.7 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 11.1 X 9.7 X 0.4 inPublished:September 27, 2019Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:177278091X

ISBN - 13:9781772780918

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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