It is the night before Christmas! When Marie receives a handsome wooden Nutcracker from her dear uncle, she’s thrilled. But during the night, something magical happens...and when her toy Nutcracker transforms into a handsome Prince, Marie is whisked off to Toyland on a winter adventure she’ll never forget!
The Nutcracker is one of the world’s favorite holiday stories. Now for the first time the beloved artist Mary Engelbreit offers her vision of that magical night, creating a picture book filled with joyful movement and rich detail that even the youngest child will enjoy.
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Engelbreit extends her collection of traditional children's stories with this retelling of the Christmas classic, which blends well with the artist's signature style of highly ornamented illustrations bursting with bows, candies and fantasy flowers.Oct 18 2011 | Read Full Review of Mary Engelbreit's Nutcracker
Sweetness abounds in Engelbreitâs condensed version of this holiday tale, modeled on E.T.A. Hoffmannâs 1816 story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Featuring candy cane borders and an array of confecSep 26 2011 | Read Full Review of Mary Engelbreit's Nutcracker
After the Nutcracker transforms into a prince, he escorts cherubic Marie to his kingdom, Toyland, where âthe smell of Christmas and candy floated around themâ and dancers âplayed reed flutes so sweetly, each note seemed to be made of sugar.â Engelbreit fans will devour this eagerly.Sep 26 2011 | Read Full Review of Mary Engelbreit's Nutcracker
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