The Nutcracker

Illustrated by Christina Hess
(Book #10 of The Classic Edition)

About The Book

A stunning new heirloom edition of the beloved holiday story that inspired the classic Christmastime ballet, reimagined for children with lavish illustrations by Christina Hess.

This beloved children’s classic promises to be the must-read bedtime book for your family this holiday season. Featuring whimsical artwork by Christina Hess, fantastical characters will dance across the pages as you read along, and a breath-taking gatefold awaits! Create new traditions together as you read and reread this stunning tale every night! Children, parents and grandparents alike will love this new addition to the family bookshelves!

A gorgeous new reimagining of the holiday classic for families to treasure. 

About The Illustrator

Christina is an award-winning illustrator based in Philadelphia PA. Many of her illustrations have been honored and celebrated in numerous illustration publications including 3x3 magazine, the Spectrum Annuals and Women of Wonder. Christina is the creator of Animals From History, which is an ongoing project involving historical characters in an animal centric world. You can see more of her work at

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More books in this series: The Classic Edition