Nutcracker by E.t.a. HoffmannNutcracker by E.t.a. Hoffmann

Nutcracker

byE.t.a. HoffmannIllustratorRoberto Innocenti

Hardcover | October 1, 1996

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An evil Mouse King, the gallant Nutcracker, and a young girl with a big imagination are all brought to life in Roberto Innocenti's intricately illustrated edition of this holiday story.
German writer, composer, and painter ErnstTheodor Amadeus Hoffman was born in Konigsberg, Prussia in 1776. After beginning a career in the law, Hoffman turned to music, working as a conductor, music director, and critic, and later composing a ballet, an opera, and other works. He established himself as a writer with the four-volume sto...
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Title:NutcrackerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:136 pages, 11.83 × 10.38 × 0.75 inPublished:October 1, 1996Publisher:The Creative Company

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0151002274

ISBN - 13:9780151002276

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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After all the presents are opened on Christmas Eve, young Marie Stahlbaum finds one more--the enchanted Nutcracker. Readers of Hoffman's classic Christmas tale, which inspired Tchaikovsky's ballet, will be pleasantly surprised by this fabuous new edition. Innocenti's detailed and complex illustrations interpret the 19th-century story from brilliant new perspectives. Full-color illustrations