Tallulah's Nutcracker

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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.