Nutcracker Author:E.T.A. Hoffmann, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator), Ralph Manheim (Translator) In Nutcracker, the premier children's book illustrator of our time adds his own magic to a story that has long enchanted children and grown-ups alike. Maurice Sendak created this illustrated version of Hoffmann's wonderful tale, basing his illustrations on the sets and costumes he designed for a dance production staged by the Paci... more »fic Northwest Ballet. Illustrations.« less
Beautifully illustrated, just like the set of the Pacific Northwest Ballet Nutcracker production (which was designed by Maurice Sendak). I was pleased to find that this is a chapter book, substantial in length and telling the entire story in great detail. My daughter loves it.