The Nutcracker comes alive in this pop-up adaptation of the classic holiday tale. From ballrooms to battles, from boats to ballets, you'll follow along on a fabulous magical journey with Marie and her beloved Christmas gift. Seven brightly-illustrated and dynamic spreads of pop-ups and interactive elements tell the tale of The Nutcracker like never before. From award-winning paper engineer Yevgeniya Yeretskaya, this version of The Nutcracker appeals to a wide audience, and is sure to become a Christmas classic. The Nutcracker has been awarded the Gold medal in the 2018 Moonbeam Awards' Book Arts / Pop-Up / Cut Out category. The Moonbeam Awards recognize exemplary children's books and their creators, honoring authors, illustrators, and publishers worldwide.