The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

by Hans Christian Andersen

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Overview

In this hip hilarious retelling, Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tale is reimagined by an all-star celebrity cast. Among the writers are Academy Award-winning and -nominated actors and actresses and other personalities from the worlds of entertainment and popular culture. Each celebrity contribution is illustrated by artists who have created some of the most treasured classics of children's literature-Caldecott Medal and Honor winners, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonists, New Yorker cover contributors, and many other esteemed talents. The contributors' creative gifts are outshined only by their generosity: All of the royalties from this book have been donated to Starbright, an innovative charitable foundation committed to improving the lives of seriously ill children. And on the enclosed compact disc, the book leaps into life-with music, sound effects, an original song, and all the humor and dramatic flair of the celebrity authors' finest performances -in a one-of-a-kind audio event for the entire family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064431422
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/01/1987
Series: Trophy Picture Bks.
Pages: 32
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Hans Christian Andersen (1805~1875) produced 130 volumes of outstanding children's stories during his lifetime. Today, his stories are loved and recognized all around the world.


Kyeon-mi Yim studied Fine Art at the Ecole d’Art Mural de Versailles. In 2000, she won the Encouragement Award at Korea Illustration Contest. Here she paints with oil pastels and gouache, exaggerating the characters’ facial expressions and features to create a satirical mood.

Date of Birth:

April 2, 1805

Date of Death:

August 4, 1875

Place of Birth:

Odense, Denmark

Place of Death:

Copenhagen, Denmark

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The Emperor's New Clothes 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
smpenni on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is the classic Hans Christian Anderson story of a man whose foolish pride gets the best of him. With bright, vivid illustrations, kids love this version.
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I think the book is great