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A dancer's dream : the real story of The nutcracker

By: Woodfine, Katherine Stewart, Lizzy(Illustrated by)

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1471186156 / 9781471186158
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25 cm 57 unnumbered pages : illustrations (colour)
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This gorgeously designed retelling of The Nutcracker will make the perfect Christmas present for ballet fans everywhere!

In snow white covered St. Petersburg, young dancer Stana's dreams have finally come true - she has been chosen to play the lead role in Tchaikovsky's new ballet, The Nutcracker.

But with all eyes looking at her, can Stana overcome her nerves and dance like she's never danced before? From the author of the bestselling The Sinclair Mysteries, Katherine Woodfine, and Waterstone's Book Prize winner, Lizzy Stewart, this sumptuous and magical retelling of The Nutcracker will transport you on a journey fay beyond the page.

Praise for Katherine Woodfine's The Sinclair's Mysteries series: 'A wonderful book, with a glorious heroine and a true spirit of adventure' Katherine Rundell, award-winning author of Rooftoppers 'Dastardliness on a big scale is uncovered in this well-plotted, evocative novel' The Sunday Times 'It's a dashing plot, an atmospheric setting and an extensive and imaginative cast.

Katherine Woodfine handles it all with aplomb' The GuardianPraise for Lizzy Stewart's There's a Tiger in the Garden (Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017, Illustrated Books Category): 'A journey of discovery' The Guardian 'A stunning testament to the power of imagination' Metro


AN Theatre studies, AS Dance & other performing arts, ASDL Ballet, AVA Theory of music & musicology, AVGC5 Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900), YBC Picture books, YF Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories, YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFJ Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage), YQB Educational: Music

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