Learn the story behind My Ballerina Dolls' Nutcracker Collection!
Discover what makes Mark Erickson's version of The Nutcracker unique by reading this story book based on his special take on the famous Christmas ballet.
Clara-Marie and The Nutcracker was written by Beverly Stephenson, co-founder of My Ballerina Dolls. This 50-page, hardbound book brings the unique Nutcracker tale behind the dolls to life. The story is based on the original plot of the novella The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffman, adding original story ideas from Mark Erickson's version of the ballet.
The book is vividly illustrated by Lisa Owen-Lynch. Enjoy pages of full-colored scenes and detailed images of proper ballet form, starring Clara-Marie, Prince Nicholas / The Nutcracker, and The Snow Queen.