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The nutcracker

Author: Margrete Lamond; Ritva Voutila; E T A Hoffmann
Publisher: Richmond, Victoria Little Hare Books, 2015. ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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When a boy is turned into an ugly nutcracker, Marie is his only key to freedom. He, in turn, holds the key to her heart. Margrete Lamond's retelling of Hoffmans classic tale reduces the rambling original to its essentials, while satisfying the modern taste for strong emotion-based storylines. Ritva Voutilas paintings bring the magic, wonder and terror of childhood imagination to life, and set the action against a  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margrete Lamond; Ritva Voutila; E T A Hoffmann
ISBN: 9781742977782 1742977782
OCLC Number: 922634355
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 32 cm.
Responsibility: retold by Margrete Lamond from Hoffman's tale ; illustrated by Ritva Voutila.

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When a boy is turned into an ugly nutcracker, Marie is his only key to freedom. He, in turn, holds the key to her heart. Margrete Lamond's retelling of Hoffmans classic tale reduces the rambling original to its essentials, while satisfying the modern taste for strong emotion-based storylines. Ritva Voutilas paintings bring the magic, wonder and terror of childhood imagination to life, and set the action against a lavish Victorian backdrop that both enthralls and reassures the reader.

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