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The Nutcracker

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24 pages35 minutes

Summary

At the Stahlbaums’ party, a mysterious man named Herr Drosselmeyer gives Marie a special present. It is a magnificent Nutcracker, and Marie is sure that it’s an enchanted prince. Her naughty brothers Fritz and Peter are anxious to see Marie’s present and pull at the Nutcracker until it falls to the floor. With a broken jaw, the Nutcracker must remain on the floor until morning, as the children are told that it’s time for bed. When Marie creeps downstairs to nurse her Nutcracker, the adventure begins. Find out what happens when Marie and the Prince enter the "Land of Sweets" and meet the Sugar Plum Fairy. Dreams do come true in this classic tale perfect for Christmas storytelling.

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