Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Tallulah’s Nutcracker by Marilyn Singer - ADVISABLE

Singer, Marilyn Tallulah’s Nutcracker Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger, PICTURE BOOK. Clarion Books, 2013. $16.99. Content: G

Tallulah is so excited about being in a professional production of the Nutcracker. Although she didn’t get the starring role, she’s glad to be a mouse. She practices and practices until the big night. When something goes wrong onstage, she’s convinced her career as a dancer is over just as it’s beginning. After several pep talks from some of the more seasoned dancers she feels better about the situation. It’s a great book to talk about failing at something and not giving up. Even though it’s a Christmas themed book, it’s great any time of the year. 

EL(K-3) - ADVISABLE Reviewer: SM

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