It is Christmas Eve and Clara and her brother Fritz are excited!
Every year uncle Drosselmeier brings them special Christmas gifts.
This year Clara gets a wooden soldier. It's a nutcracker and Fritz thinks he looks a bit silly, but Clara falls in love with his big, kind eyes. And that night she discovers her new friend can do a lot more than crack nuts.
He used to be a brave soldier who fell in love with a real princess...In this magical picture book An Leysen gives the classic Christmas story by E.T.A.
Hoffmann a new look. Her evocative art will transport you to the wonderful world of the mean mouse king and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy.
For children aged 5 and up, and for everyone who love fairy tales!
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 48 pages, Color illustrations throughout
- Publisher: Clavis Publishing
- Publication Date: 31/12/2015
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9781605372365