The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

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Synopsis

Only a child has the courage to speak the truth about the Emporer's lack of clothes, in this retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's traditional fairy-tale. The illustrator sets the tale in a small kingdom around the year 1913, featuring fashions of the period and an early motor car.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 32
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Published: 03 Apr 2000

ISBN 10: 0744572959
ISBN 13: 9780744572957
Children’s book age: 5-7 Years
Book Overview: Naomi Lewis is a former winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. Illustrator, Angela Barrett, won the 1989 Smarties Book Prize (6-8 category) for Can it be True? and the 1991 WH SMith Illustration Award for The Hidden House. She has been shortlisted three times for the Kurt Maschler Award and once for the Kate Greenaway Medal for Beware Beware .

Media Reviews
...this elegant work would be a sophisticated present for anyone. * Financial Times *
...exquisite watercolours, sparkling with period detail, lead to the daring denouement that reveals the Royal Bottom. * The Guardian *