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The Nutcracker and the Mouse King: The Graphic Novel (Hardcover)

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Description


Natalie Andrewson brings E.T.A. Hoffmann’s surreal and fantastical story to life like never before in this vibrant graphic novel adaptation of the beloved Christmas classic, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.

Of all the gifts under the tree on Christmas Eve, only one captures Marie Stahlbaum’s heart: a humble nutcracker.

He’s a curious little man, with kind eyes, sweet red cheeks, and a friendly appearance.

And as midnight nears, he comes to life, revealing a fairy-tale world of magic and wonder, wicked princesses and fierce battles . . . and an ancient curse that can only be broken with the help of a true friend.

With the evil Mouse King looming and her dream world threatened, Marie will have to find the strength to stand up for her nutcracker—no matter what it takes.

About the Author


Natalie Andrewson is an illustrator, comic artist and printmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina, currently residing in Los Angeles, California. She's worked all across the creative spectrum for clients like The New York Times, NPR, Simon & Schuster, Disney and Dreamworks. She loves to draw dream-like adventures with vibrant colors and energetic lines and in her spare time she enjoys making fantasy-inspired Risograph prints and comics. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, published by First Second, is her debut graphic novel.

Praise For…


"[Andrewson's] distinctive illustration style is well matched to Hoffmann’s story, with vivid colors, wavy linework, and exaggerated facial expressions that all reinforce the trippy, unsettling plot."—Kirkus

"In whimsical full-color art that employs thin lines and bright colors, Andrewson fills each page with measured revelations that mimic the ballet’s drama...while centering Marie’s bravery and grit. A captivating, otherworldly adaptation for old fans and new."—Publisher's Weekly



Product Details
ISBN: 9781596436817
ISBN-10: 1596436816
Publisher: First Second
Publication Date: September 8th, 2020
Pages: 144

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