Illus. in full color. In simple, clear language, children can follow the story of the Christmas ballet themselves, from the opening Christmas Eve party scene to the closing scene in which Marie and her Nutcracker prince bid farewell to the Land of the Sweets.
New York Times Best Illustrated BookWINNER
"Children who are exposed to the ballet every Christmas will enjoy reading it on their own."–School Library Journal.
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Oct 13, 1992| 48 Pages| 6 x 9| 5-8 years| ISBN 9780679823858