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Oct 30, 2012
| ISBN 9780385348645
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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Oct 30, 2012 | ISBN 9780385348645 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
"A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children’s books of the year."— New York Times Book ReviewThe tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. It has retained its freshness because it appeals to the sense of wonder we all share.Maurice Sendak designed brilliant sets and costumes for the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Christmas production of Nutcracker and created even more magnificent pictures especially for this book. He joined with the eminent translator Ralph Manheim to produce this illustrated edition of Hoffmann’s wonderful tale, destined to become a classic for all ages.The world of Nutcracker is a world of pleasures. Maurice Sendak’s art illuminates the delights of Hoffmann’s story in this rich and tantalizing treasure.
Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the… More about E.T.A. Hoffmann
“A classic, new and complete.”–New York Times Book Review“E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Nutcracker, illustrated with wild-rumpus appeal by Maurice Sendak, restores the holiday classic to its original enigmatic luster.”–Vogue
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