The Nutcracker by Susan JeffersThe Nutcracker by Susan Jeffers

The Nutcracker

bySusan Jeffers

Hardcover | September 25, 2007

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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.

Susan Jeffers, aNew York Timesbestselling artist, has won the ABBY from the American Booksellers Association, a Caldecott Honor from the American Library Association, and the Pomme d'Or de Bratislava. Her work has been exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Her books, including...
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Title:The NutcrackerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 9.5 × 0.3 inPublished:September 25, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060743867

ISBN - 13:9780060743864

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing Beautiful illustrations and great story. My students love it! A great intro before going to see the ballet.
Date published: 2008-01-27

Editorial Reviews

“{Jeffers’s] romantic, detail-rich illustrations are based on the Balanchine ballet...Jeffers offers a satisfying extension”