Mary Engelbreit's Nutcracker
Publication Date: November 2011
It is the night before Christmas! When Marie receives a handsome wooden Nutcracker from her dear uncle, shes thrilled. But during the night, something magical happens...and when her toy Nutcracker transforms into a handsome Prince, Marie is whisked off to Toyland on a winter adventure shell never forget!
The Nutcracker is one of the worlds favorite holiday stories. Now for the first time the beloved artist Mary Engelbreit offers her vision of that magical night, creating a picture book filled with joyful movement and rich detail that even the youngest child will enjoy.
Mary Engelbreit grew up studying the illustrations in the vintage storybooks of her mothers own childhood, and she developed a unique style that harkens back to those simpler times. Marys distinctive images have made her a celebrity to millions, who eagerly snap up gift items, calendars, books, fabrics, and more.
Marys dearest wish has always been to illustrate for children. Her New York Times bestselling the night before christmas is already part of the holiday tradition for families across the country. Other treasured additions to a childs first bookshelf are her New York Times bestselling Mary Engelbreits Mother Goose, Mary Engelbreits Nursery Tales, and Mary Engelbreits Fairy Tales.