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The Nutcracker's Night Before Christmas Review by Lori Hooten

Keith Brockett
Sleeping Bear Press
2395 S Huron Parkway Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Two of the holiday season's most iconic classics come together in this hilarious story!

The Nutcracker Ballet is a Christmas tradition. It has to go on! And it is Christmas Eve; the perfect performance day. But something has gone terribly wrong. No; everything has gone wrong!

The costumes, the stage décor, the stagehands – nothing is right and most of it is destroyed. Can it even be Christmas without The Nutcracker Ballet? But wait! Who is it? What do they hear? Is it Santa? Can he fix it?

This combination of two holiday classics is cunning and unique. Keith Brockett, a professional dancer, understands just how iconic The Nutcracker is and has done a fabulous job with this delightful combining of stories. Aided by whimsical illustrations by Joseph Cowman, this book is filled with fun and joy for the holiday season. If you enjoy either of these holiday classics, this is a book that must be added to your collection.

—Product Review by Lori Hooten, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, February, 2016