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The Nutcracker By E. T. A. Hoffmann

The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann

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Summary

A pop-up adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffman's original tale about a cursed nutcracker that comes to life at Christmas. The ugly nutcracker fights a fierce battle, and takes a tour of Christmas Wood and Candytown with Marie, the girl who was kind to him when he was broken. Can she break the curse?

The Nutcracker Summary

The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann

A lavish adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffmann's original story about a cursed nutcracker that comes to life at Christmas. Carter creates a marvellous setting complete with scenes straight out of the theatre, lush jewel-toned artwork, and spectacular paper engineering (a toy ballerina spins and the swan boat moves back and forth in the waves). From a snowy Christmas Eve in a clock and toy workshop, the intriguing story weaves its magical course. The ugly wooden nutcracker fights a fierce battle with the evil seven-headed mouse king, then takes young Marie, the girl who was kind to him when he was broken, on a magical tour of Christmas Wood and Candytown. By earning Marie's love, the spell over the nutcracker is broken. He turns back into a prince and marries Marie.

About E. T. A. Hoffmann

David Carter is one of the masters of modern pop-up engineering, has applied his inspired imagination to many books including: Says Who?: A Pop-Up Book of Animal Sounds, What's in My Pocket?/a Pop-Up & Peek-In Book: A Pop Up & Peek in Book and Bed-Bugs a Pop-up Bedtime Book

Additional information

GOR002089039
9780689836107
0689836104
The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Simon & Schuster
2001-11-05
18
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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