Tallulah's Nutcracker

Tallulah's Nutcracker Cover

Tallulah's Nutcracker

By Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator); Marilyn Singer

Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780547845579, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013


It's Christmastime, and Tallulah finally gets what she's been wishing for a part in a "real"ballet, a professional production of "The Nutcracker." She's only a mouse, but she works as hard as if shehad beencastas the Sugar Plum Fairy.

On the night of the show, everything is perfect. But then disaster strikes Does Tallulah have what it takes to become a real ballerina?

A well-told story, gorgeous illustrations, and a beloved character conspire to make a positivelymagical Christmas book.

About the Author
Marilyn Singer is the author of more than ninety books for children, includingthree previous books about Tallulah.She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut, with her husband and several pets. You can visit her at www.marilynsinger.net. Alexandra Boiger has illustrated many picture and chapter books, among them the books about Tallulah. Originally from Munich, Germany, she now lives with her family in California. Please visit her at www.alexandraboiger.com."