Written by Jan Pienkowski
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The enchantment of the Nutcracker story is beautifully captured in Jan Pienkowski’s glorious silhouettes. His white characters act out the story against beautifully coloured multi-layer backgrounds which are edged with silver trellis work that adds a touch of magic. Handsomely produced as a ‘gift box’, this is a wonderful introduction to a magical night time adventure.
This is a sumptuous, sparkling novelty gift edition of the classic Christmas ballet story from the world-renowned master of dramatic silhouettes, Jan Pieñkowski. It culminates in a stunning finale – a multi-layered tableau of intricate laser-cut silhouettes, created in the style of traditional German papercraft – to surpass all others.
Nut Cracker by Jan Pienkowski
It's Christmas Eve and the party is over. All are sleeping except Clara, who creeps downstairs to find that her wooden nutcracker doll, a gift from her mysterious godfather, has come to life. From this point, she is caught up in a thrilling battle in which she and Nutcracker – in reality a prince transformed by an evil spell – overcome the Mouse King and his army.
'The master of dramatic silhouettes' – The Times on Jan Pieñkowski
About the Author
Interest Age: From 7
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Penguin Books Ltd
2nd October 2008
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