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.
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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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