The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker


A perfect picture book for children wanting to discover the magic of the Nutcracker.

Marie awoke to the sound of the clock striking midnight. She looked up at the Christmas tree. It seemed to be growing taller and taller...

Follow Marie on her magical Christmas Eve adventure in this wonderful retelling of E.T.A Hoffman's original tale. Romina Galotta's artwork brings this classic adaptation to life, creating a sumptuous tale of sugarplum fairies, sparkling lights and secret doorways.

It is a book that will spark the imagination and capture the joy and excitement of Christmas for readers of all ages.

About the authors

Romina Galotta (Illustrator)

Romina Galotta lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She graduated in Graphic Design from the University of Buenos Aires but her artistic inclinations led her to become a fruitfull Scenery and Set designer for several local theater companies.

She works both with traditional and digital mediums. Is an ardent animal lover, a pasionate foodie; and is happy to have family and friends scattered across the globe which is the perfect excuse to fulfill her forever travelling dreams.
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Rhiannon Findlay

Rhiannon Findlay lives in the Hertfordshire countryside in a cottage full of books. When she's not writing, she's either reading, painting or off on adventures with her husband Mat in their trusty old campervan.
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