Union Square Kids

The Nutcracker

By John Cech (Retold by), Eric Puybaret (Illustrator)


Format Paperback Picture Book


This enchanting paperback version of John Cech’s retelling of E. T. A. Hoffmann’s classic tale will leave children with visions of sugarplum fairies dancing in their heads. Featuring luminous illustrations by Eric Puybaret, it belongs under every child’s tree.

John Cech is a professor of English, teaching courses in children’s literature at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is also the director of the Center for Children’s Literature and Culture. Cech has served as a judge for the New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, was president of the Children’s Literature Association, and won the Chandler Award of Merit for his work in children’s literature. He lives in Gainesville, Florida.
Eric Puybaret was born in France, and graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. He is the illustrator of many books for young readers including the bestselling Puff, the Magic Dragon by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton (Sterling).

Pub Date: 11/22/2022

ISBN: 9781454946601

Price: $8.99 / $11.99 CAN

Format: Paperback Picture Book

Pages: 44 pages, all in color

Trim: 11 x 10 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Juvenile / Holiday/Christmas & Hanukkah

Age Range: 4 to 8

Publisher: Union Square Kids

Carton Quantity: 44