The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet by Diane Goode

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Published by Random House Books for Young Readers .

Written in English

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Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL7464390M
ISBN 100394881788
ISBN 109780394881782

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The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet is a beautiful, classic book about the story everybody knows. The book has beautiful pictures carry the text along and make the story come /5.

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It is Christmas Eve at Clara’s house. Scents of ginger, chocolate, and peppermint waft through the air/5(). The story that inspired the Tchaikovsky ballet is a magical tale of one little girl’s decent into a dream-like world where the diabolical Mouse King rulesFull of magic and childish wonder, this coming-of-age novella has something for everyone: beautiful dolls, ferocious battles, and Brand: Random House Children's Books.

A charming re-telling of The Nutcracker, drawn for about 4 to 5 year olds. It holds attention well, is close enough to many versions of the ballet The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet book be a link to performances. The colors are particularly eye-catching and attractive/5().

Many, many children know and love the Nutcracker story. Every year, in every city, countless ballet troupes, accompanied by Tchaikovsky's thrilling music, perform this Christmas classic about a girl who helps a wooden nutcracker man defeat a nasty army of mice and winds up in the magical dreamworld of the Land of Toys/5(66).

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The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet by Deborah Hautzig. Buy. Deborah Hautzig is the author of the popular Little Witch books as well as many other Step into/ The Nutcracker, ballet by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

The last of his three ballets, it was first performed in December The Nutcracker tells a story about a girl who befriends a nutcracker that comes to life on Christmas Eve and wages a battle against the evil Mouse King. When Marius Petipa had the idea to choreograph the story into a ballet, it was actually based on a revision by Alexander Dumas, a well known French author.

His version reflects more of what we have come to love as the Nutcracker Ballet. The Party Scene. "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" is a story written in by Prussian author E.

Hoffmann, in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favourite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls.

Inthe Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and. In simple, clear language, children can follow the story of the Christmas ballet themselves, from the opening Christmas Eve party scene to the closing scene in which Marie and her Nutcracker prince bid farewell to the Land of the Sweets/5.

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Behold the frightful Mouse King, the elegant Sugar Plum fairies, and the entire Land of Sweets. The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet | Relates the story of the popular ballet, in which a little girl travels with the Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Sweets.

The origin of the Nutcracker, a classic Christmas Story, is a fairy tale ballet in two acts centered on a family’s Christmas Eve celebration. Alexandre Dumas Père’s adaptation of the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann was set to music by Tchaikovsky and originally choreographed by Marius Petipa.

The Nutcracker Prince musters his toy infantry and the cavalry. A huge battle takes place. Just as the Mouse King is about to overpower the Nutcracker doll, Clara distracts him, allowing the Nutcracker to strike the winning blow.

Once again Drosselmeyer calls upon his magic and the Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome boy. About The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet.

Discover one of the most beloved holiday stories of all-time, the Nutcracker. Featuring glorious illustrations by Caldecott Honor-winner, Diane Goode, this beautiful and adventurous classic tale will dance its way into your family’s holiday traditions for years to come.

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The fairy tale-turned Christmas ballet is now in a book. Listen to world-famous music while hearing the story of Clara, the Nutcracker.

"The Nutcracker" was based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffman called "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King." While the original story was centered around a girl named Marie and was considered dark and scary, French writer Alexandre Dumas adapted it to be much lighter.

Inthis version was turned into the ballet. This is the best book to read before seeing the Nutcracker ballet. There are lots of versions of the Nutcracker, but the original by Hoffman isnt great for young children and most versions dont relate very well to the ballet.

This book is really a retelling of the ballet more than the Hoffman story, and its wonderful!/5. The Nutcracker is back in print as a Little Golden Book, with all-new illustrations by Sheilah Beckett, who started illustrating Golden Books in the s.

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Originally written in the early twentieth century, the story of a little girl's love for an enchanted nutcracker has delighted generations of readers, while the Tchaikovsky ballet based on the tale has become a holiday tradition. Now young children can enjoy this beloved classic in a specially abridged version by Bob Blaisdell.

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Illusustrated in full color, the magic of the beloved ballet is ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 32 pages. /5(). The nutcracker ballet focuses more on the candyland part of the story and the beauty there.

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The perfect addition to your Christmastime. Featuring glorious illustrations by Caldecott Honor-winner, Diane Goode, this beautiful and adventurous classic tale will dance its way into your family’s holiday traditions for Author: Deborah Hautzig.

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In this book, the author explores how the perfect mix of baby-boomer ballet classes, Balanchine choreography and the broadcast capability of television all came together to skyrocket The Nutcracker to national obsession during the s and ’60s.

Fisher also begins the book with a detailed history of the ballet, from its first performance in. About this Item: Random House Books for Young Readers, Softcover.

Condition: Fair. Relates the story of the popular ballet, in which a little girl named Marie embarks on an enchanting adventure, along with the Nutcracker Prince, to the Land of Sweets where she meets the Mouse King and the Sugar Plum Fairy.

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