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The Emperor's New Clothes
by Virginia Lee Burton and Hans Christian Andersen




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Illustrated by the beloved creator of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Little House, and Katy and the Big Snow, here is a delightful version of the tale that boys and girls have loved for centuries. The Emperor himself, his court, and his clothes--or lack of them--are ridiculous as only the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen can make them. Fifty-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton added to this tale of fun her own irrepressible humor in pictures and design. This brilliant new edition features Burton's original illustrations photographed anew, freshly exhibiting her lively concoction of remarkable spirit and beauty.

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Overview

Illustrated by the beloved creator of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Little House, and Katy and the Big Snow, here is a delightful version of the tale that boys and girls have loved for centuries. The Emperor himself, his court, and his clothes--or lack of them--are ridiculous as only the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen can make them. Fifty-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton added to this tale of fun her own irrepressible humor in pictures and design. This brilliant new edition features Burton's original illustrations photographed anew, freshly exhibiting her lively concoction of remarkable spirit and beauty.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618344208
  • ISBN-10: 0618344209
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: March 2004
  • Page Count: 44
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-7
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 7.1 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds

Series: Folk Tale Classics

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