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The Nutcracker

Margrete Lamond

Published November 1st 2015
ISBN :
Hardcover
32 pages
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 About the Book 

Marie is a romantic child who longs for a friend. When she receives a nutcracker for Christmas, she is immediately captivated by its sorrowful eyes. Her passion for the ugly toy becomes the inspiration for a series of strange and unsettling eventsMoreMarie is a romantic child who longs for a friend. When she receives a nutcracker for Christmas, she is immediately captivated by its sorrowful eyes. Her passion for the ugly toy becomes the inspiration for a series of strange and unsettling events that end with loss and heartbreak...but who should be waiting downstairs?Set against a Victorian backdrop of sumptuous detail, Margrete Lamonds retelling of Hoffmans classic tale focuses on the heart-rending essentials of the original story, while Ritva Voutilas lavish paintings conjure up the magic, wonder and wildness of childhood imagination.The Nutcracker is a tale that both astonishes and reassures, and is a classic treasure for all ages and every bookshelf.