This gorgeously designed retelling of The Nutcracker will make the perfect Christmas present for ballet fans everywhere!
In snow white covered St. Petersburg , young dancer Stana 's dreams have finally come true - she has been chosen to play the lead role in Tchaikovsky's new ballet, The Nutcracker . But with all eyes looking at her, can Stana overcome her nerves and dance like she's never danced before?
From the author of the bestselling The Sinclair Mysteries , Katherine Woodfine , and Waterstone's Book Prize winner, Lizzy Stewart , this sumptuous and magical retelling of The Nutcracker will transport you on a journey fay beyond the page.
Praise for Katherine Woodfine's The Sinclair's Mysteries series:
'A wonderful book, with a glorious heroine and a true spirit of adventure' Katherine Rundell , award-winning author of Rooftoppers
'Dastardliness on a big scale is uncovered in this well-plotted, evocative novel' The Sunday Times
'It's a dashing plot, an atmospheric setting and an extensive and imaginative cast. Katherine Woodfine handles it all with aplomb' The Guardian
Praise for Lizzy Stewart's There's a Tiger in the Garden (Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017, Illustrated Books Category):
'A journey of discovery' The Guardian
'A stunning testament to the power of imagination' Metro
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Katherine Woodfine is a true champion of children's literature. Until 2015 she was Arts Project Manager for Booktrust, where she project-managed the Children's Laureateship and YALC, the UK's first Young Adult Literature Convention, curated by Malorie Blackman.
She is part of the founding team at Down the Rabbit Hole, a monthly show for Resonance FM dis
LIZZY STEWART is an illustrator and artist currently based in London. Lizzy graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2009, and received an MA in Communication Design from Central St Martins in 2013. She is also one half of independent publishers Sing Statistics and an associate lecturer at Goldsmiths College. Her first book, There's aMore about Lizzy Stewart