You will learn about many other kinds of nutcrackers, how they work, and the materials used to make them. You will be amazed and amused at the unusual ways some nuts are cracked. This is a delightful and educational book for older students and adults.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR (The Nutcracker Lady)
The author, Arlene Wagner, became entranced with nutcrackers when she worked with a ballet company. She and her husband began a collection, gathering nutcrackers as they traveled around the world. As their collection grew, the couple met with artisans, and explored remote mountainous regions in pursuit of nutcrackers. They finally amassed a huge collection of nutcrackers. To share their collection, they founded the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum, a non-profit foundation.
Photography and Graphic Design by Spencer Piestrup
8.5x11 inches with 44 pages