Ella Bella Ballerina and the Nutcracker by James Mayhew
  

Ella Bella Ballerina and the Nutcracker

Written by James Mayhew
Illustrated by
Part of the Ella Bella Ballerina Series

Synopsis

Ella Bella Ballerina and the Nutcracker by James Mayhew

can Ella Bella help the Nutcracker to defeat his arch enemy, the wicked Mouse King? Join Ella Bella Ballerina as she twirls into the enchanting world of The Nutcracker ballet with its magical dancing snowflakes, tantalising swirling sweets and, of course, the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. James Mayhew's richly detailed storytelling and his exquisite, retro art-style make this book perfect for all would-be prima ballerinas. The final page is devoted to ballet facts, so children can learn about the original ballet The Nutcracker.

Reviews

Richly detailed storytelling and exquisite retro art. * The Schools Advertiser * A gloriously Christmassy theme with dancing snowflakes and, of course, the sugar plum fairy. * Dublin Sunday Independent * Irresistible! * Cork Evening Echo * The latest in a charming series where Ella Ballerina is introduced to classical ballets. An enchanting Christmas classic for little girls who love to dance. * Newcastle Journal * The latest in the enchanting Ella Bella series. * Baby & Me * A must-read. * The School Run * A book to treasure. * Angels & Urchins * Young dance enthusiasts can discover the magic of famous ballets with the charming Ella Bella Ballerina. * Harrods Xmas Wish List * Gloriously Christmassy * Sunday Independent (Dublin) * The classic Christmas ballet is brought to life for young children through Ella Bella's latest magical adventure as she twirls into the enchanting world of The Nutcracker. * Bookseller * Irresistible! * Evening Echo (Cork) * An enchanting Christmas classic * The Newcastle Journal * [A] book to treasure * Angels & Urchins * The classic Christmas ballet is brought to life for young children through Ella Bella's latest magical adventure as she twirls into the enchanting world of The Nutcracker * The Bookseller * A must-read before a trip to the theatre or a post-Christmas viewing of the ballet on TV * TheSchoolrun.com * Sugar plums, Christmas trees, swirling snowflakes and midnight adventures... a must-read. * The School Run *

About the Author

James Mayhew

James Mayhew is a popular author/illustrator whose many books include the Katie books, published by Orchard and The Kingfisher Book of Tales from Russia. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and son.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

James Mayhew
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Author's Website

www.jamesmayhew.co.uk/

Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

2nd October 2013

ISBN

9781408314081


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