The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Book - 2016
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Baker & Taylor
The classic holiday story of a nutcracker, given to young Clara as a Christmas present, that magically turns into a prince, is accompanied by illustrations inspired by the George Blanchine ballet productions.

Baker
& Taylor

"For the first time, this beloved holiday story is told based on George Balanchine's quintessential production. The storyline mimics the choreography of the famous ballet and the illustrations are inspired by the backdrops and scenery from the actual NewYork City Ballet production"--
An adaptation based on George Balanchine's quintessential holiday production features a storyline and imagery mimicking the choreography, backdrops and illustrations made famous by the New York City Ballet.

Simon and Schuster
The New York City Ballet presents a classic ballet tale for a modern ballet lover with George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, a holiday favorite.

The New York City Ballet is known for showcasing classic stories of the ballet with their trademark stylish and modern sensibility. For the first time, this beloved holiday story is told based on George Balanchine’s quintessential production. The storyline of this gorgeous picture book mimics the choreography of the famous ballet and the illustrations are inspired by the backdrops and scenery from the actual production.

The New York City Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker is considered to be “the” leading production in the world. A holiday tradition for many families, now readers who can’t travel to New York will be able to experience this colorful celebratory story. A must-have for every aspiring ballerina’s library and a holiday tradition for every family’s bookshelf.

Publisher: New York : Little Simon, 2016
Edition: First Little Simon hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781481458290
1481458299
Branch Call Number: JP Nutcr
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work)

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