The Emperor's New Clothes - Classics Illustrated Junior #517 (NOOK Comics with Zoom View) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Many years ago there lived an emperor who was so fond of clothes that he cared about nothing else The emperor cared about clothes so much that he had a different costume for every hour of the day. One day the minister of weaving told the emperor that "two of the finest weavers in the whole world" had come to the city. These weavers claimed that they knew how to make the finest cloth imaginable; a material with the amazing property to be invisible to anyone who was unwise or unfit for their job. "It would be ...
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The Emperor's New Clothes - Classics Illustrated Junior #517 (NOOK Comics with Zoom View)

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Overview

Many years ago there lived an emperor who was so fond of clothes that he cared about nothing else The emperor cared about clothes so much that he had a different costume for every hour of the day. One day the minister of weaving told the emperor that "two of the finest weavers in the whole world" had come to the city. These weavers claimed that they knew how to make the finest cloth imaginable; a material with the amazing property to be invisible to anyone who was unwise or unfit for their job. "It would be wonderful to have clothes made from that cloth!" thought the emperor. "Then I would know which of my men are unfit for their positions, and I'd also be able to tell clever people from unwise ones." The Emperor immediately gave the two swindlers a great sum of money to weave their cloth for him. What will happen when the Emperor parades through town in his new "invisible" clothes? Beautifully illustrated, this comic graphic tale captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of reading and literature. A must-have classic for your digital library!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620280515
  • Publisher: Trajectory, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/27/2013
  • Series: Classics Illustrated Junior
  • Sold by: Trajectory
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 33
  • Sales rank: 342,734
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • File size: 21 MB
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Meet the Author

Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen
Reared in poverty, Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen created more than 200 folk and fairy tales beloved by countless generations of children -- and adults.

Biography

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was born in Odense, Denmark, to a poor family. He left home as a 14-year-old to seek his fortune at the theatre in Copenhagen. Andersen began writing plays and poetry before he left for Copenhagen, but it was not until 1835 that he published the first of the fairytales that would bring him international renown. Since then, his over 200 fairytales have enjoyed undiminished popularity, providing the basis for favorite American interpretations such as Disney's The Little Mermaid.

Biography courtesy of HarperCollins

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    1. Date of Birth:
      April 2, 1805
    2. Place of Birth:
      Odense, Denmark
    1. Date of Death:
      August 4, 1875
    2. Place of Death:
      Copenhagen, Denmark

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