cover image The Nutcracker [With CD]

The Nutcracker [With CD]

E. T. A. Hoffmann, Julie Paschkis. Chronicle Books, $19.95 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-8118-2962-5

Julie Paschkis's eclectic illustrations accompany this adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffman's The Nutcracker, which includes some darker tales that never made it into the dance and a CD of Tchaikovsky's musical score, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. (Nov.)