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Kindergarten-Grade 4–This spin-off on the classic story is based on a musical play that is being staged in Chicago during the 2009 holiday season. The focus here is on Fritz, who accidentally releases the evil Mouse King from the video game where he had been trapped. With the help of the Nutcracker, a girl named Marie, he travels to Christmas Wood, a magical place where toys are readied for Christmas giving, and sends the Mouse King back to the video game where he belongs. An accompanying CD includes a track of the author reading the story to a musical background and five songs from the musical. Busy, heavily stylized acrylic, oil, and colored-pencil cartoons are appropriate to the text. This nutty tale may be delightful on stage, but it falls flat as a picture book.–Virginia Walter, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, CA END AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Ocean travels, swordfights and stinky cheese all play a part in a version of the Yuletide favorite likely to appeal to boys who might doze at the ballet.USA TODAY [an] amusing fantasy that blends old and new traditions..
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Download ebook A Nutty Nutcracker Christmas by G. Riley Mills(Author),Wilson Swain(Illustrator) Language: English : pdf - djvu - online : eBooks for Free.
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