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The Emperor's New Clothes (Folk Tale Classics)


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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 clothesand#151;or lack of themand#151;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 Burtonand#8217;s original illustrations photographed anew, freshly exhibiting her lively concoction of remarkable spirit and beauty.


A gorgeous new edition of the time-honored story with the lively and detailed illustrations of Virginia Lee Burton. Now part of the Folk Tale Classics series!

About the Author

Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. The winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal for THE LITTLE HOUSE, Burton's books include heroes and happy endings, lively illustrations, and a dash of nostalgia. She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Michael, and her husband George Demetrios, the sculptor, in a section of Gloucester, Massachusetts, called Folly Cove. Here she taught a class in design and from it emerged the Folly Cove designers, a group of internationally known professional artisans. She is the author of many classic children's picture books, including MIKE MULLIGAN AND HIS STEAM SHOVEL and KATY AND THE BIG SNOW.

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Burton, Virginia Lee
Harcourt Brace and Company
Andersen, Hans Christian
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Picture book
Folk Tale Classics
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Full-color illustrations
8 x 8 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

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