Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, by Sue Whiting, illustrated by Sarah Davis.
CD (included)* narrated by Antonia Kidman. Published by New Frontier Publishing.
REVIEWED BY OLIVIA, 7, NSW
It’s a fairy tale book with a CD, about two adults that work as candy makers, their names were Marcus and Mary.
The King comes and tastes the lollies, he loves them so much he says he’ll take fifty jars.
Marcus was worried how they would make them in time and a fairy overheard.
But will the fairy come to save the day?
I liked the book because I liked the happy ending and the colourful pictures.
[If you’d like to take a peek at a few pages of Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, then visit the illustrator’s website. *CD includes the music of Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, from The Nutcracker Ballet by Tchaikovsky. ]
Olivia is a member of our Undercover Readers Club, a book reviewers’ club for kids. (The book was provided by the publisher, New Frontier Publishing.) If you or your class would like to join the club, you can download an information pack (PDF) from the magazine’s website. Membership is free!
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My girls adore this book! And I love it too – Sue is a very talented writer! x
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