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- DescriptionAn exquisite gift edition of The Nutcracker captures the spirit of the Christmas ballet in elegant illustrations and delivers a glorious pop-up finale.The Nutcracker is one of the world s most popular ballets, telling the captivating story of Clara and the Nutcracker prince as they journey into a land of fantasy. Inspired by Marius Petipa s sets for the original production of the ballet, Niroot Puttapipat s delicate silhouette illustrations dance across pale, watercolor-washed backgrounds in a unique interpretation. Starkly beautiful, this keepsake edition evokes all the magic and anticipation of Christmas Eve as Clara and the prince waltz between worlds and culminates in a 3-D spread bringing the dreamlike Land of Sweets to life.
- Author BiographyNiroot Puttapipat grew up in Thailand, the grandson of a Lanna princess. He studied illustration at Kingston University and is the illustrator of the novelty books The Night Before Christmas and Jingle Bells. Niroot Puttapipat lives in London.
- Author(s)Niroot Puttapipat
- PublisherCandlewick Press (MA)
- Date of Publication27/09/2016
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCandlewick Press (MA)
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight522 g
- Width239 mm
- Height272 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Illustrator(s)Niroot Puttapipat
- Format DetailsPicture book,Sewn,Cloth over boards
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