Black Cat French Graded Reader (Easy Reader):Histoire d'un casse-noisette - Alexandre Dumas
Black Cat French Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 64 page fully-illustrated book + audio CD. Level A1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Beautifully designed and illustrated easy reader complete with grammar and comprehension exercises. The text includes an introduction in accessible French containing interesting facts that place the story into context as well as a glossary at the bottom of the page which explains difficult terms. The audio CD contains both a complete reading of the text by a professional narrator and a set of pronunciation exercises. The combined package of book and CD work brilliantly together to create a wonderful, captivating learning resource for beginners of French.
Histoire d'un casse-noisette - Alexandre Dumas
One Christmas Eve in 19th-century Nuremberg Uncle Drosselmeyer arrives with presents for everyone and Marie gets a very special one: a nutcracker. That night the toys come alive and Marie discovers that her Nutcracker is much more than a toy. Together they go to the magic Land of Sweets and are greeted with a celebration with music and wonderful dances. But on Christmas morning there is another surprise for her...