Jane Ray is an English illustrator of more than 70 children's books. She is the writer and illustrator of some including Can You Catch a Mermaid? Ahmed and the Feather Girl and....Read More
Retold for young children with enchanting illustrations, this is the perfect introduction to everyone's favourite Christmas ballet story. Christmas Eve is the most magical night of the year, when the house is scented with wood smoke and spices, and there are secrets under every bed . . . When the clock strikes midnight, Clara's new Nutcracker doll comes to life and leads her on a thrilling adventure. Battling with the wicked Mouse King and his troops, then journeying to the Kingdom of Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy. With beautiful illustrations from award-winning artist, Jane Ray, this magical picture book captures all the joy and excitement of Christmas.