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Adults as well as children look forward to attending an annual performance of The Nutcracker. To sweeten the anticipation and prolong the joy -- or just to establish a lovely tradition--settle in with this charming retelling of a young girl's dreamy visit to the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. The story is enhanced with magnificent color illustrations created especially for this edition by the late award-winning artist Don Daily. This high-quality, handsomely produced volume is destined for the permanent home library.

about E.T.A. Hoffman

  • E. T. A. Hoffman (1776-1822) was a short-story writer and novelist who ranked among the major figures of German romanticism. He was also a composer, designer, music critic, and a conductor of the Leipzig and Dresden operas. He is best known for creating the story of the Nutcracker, which was set to music by Peter Llyich Tchaikovsky in 1892, becoming an instant classic.

other editions

  • Hardcover | ISBN 9780762416332
    Pub date: 08/07/2003 | Price: 15.00 Canada/$12.95
    56 Pages
    JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
    JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent

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