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The story of a nutcracker

By: Dumas, Alexandre Ardizzone, Sarah(Translated by)

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0099596059 / 9780099596059
Paperback
843.7
30/10/2018
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England
20 cm 256 pages
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Translated from the French.

Discover the real story behind the Disney holiday film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, and the famous Nutcracker Christmas ballet, as told by Alexandre Dumas`How could you imagine, silly child, that this toy, which is made of cloth and wood, could possibly be alive?'The nutcracker doll that mysterious Godfather Drosselmeyer gives to little Marie for Christmas is no ordinary toy.

On Christmas Eve, as the clocks strike midnight, Marie watches as the Nutcracker and her entire cabinet of playthings come to life and boldly do battle against the evil Mouse King and his armies. But this is only the start of the tale. Read on for enchantment and transformation; enter a world by turns fantastical and sinister, a kingdom of dolls and spun-sugar palaces, and learn the true history of the brave little Nutcracker.

BIC:

5HC Christmas, FC Classic fiction (pre c 1945), FQ Myth & legend told as fiction, FV Historical fiction

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