Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

Create Your Own Ballet: Nutcracker Ballet Theatre

Create Your Own Ballet: Nutcracker Ballet Theatre

Viola Anne Seddon
Illustrator:  Jean Mahoney 
Novelty Book and audio CD
For ages 4 to 7
Candlewick Press, 2004   ISBN: 978-0763624538

Here is an opportunity for you to design your own ballet version of "The Nutcracker". This remarkable set includes a miniature theatre and all the characters and scenes necessary to create a lively performance of the famous ballet. The book that is part of the set contains the story of the Nutcracker in six scenes. Each scene includes stage directions and lots of interesting notes pertaining to the music that the readers can listen to on an audio CD.

This lovely kit is sure to provide children and adults alike with hours of entertainment.