The Emperor's Old Clothes

The Emperor's Old Clothes

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Here is the untold story of Henry, a simple farmer who stumbles upon some extraordinary finery and a whole new attitude. Who would have guessed that a change of attire would bring out his truly regal nature? Yet Henry’s transformation may cause trouble in the barnyard. . . . Kathryn Lasky and David Catrow weave a new wrinkle into an old tale—with royally hilarious results!

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ISBN-13: 9780152163488
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 3 Years

About the Author

KATHRYN LASKY ’s many books for young people have received such honors as the Parents’ Choice Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and a Newbery Honor citation. Ms. Lasky lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

DAVID CATROW is the illustrator of several notable children’s books, as well as a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist. He lives in Springfield, Ohio.

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Emperor's Old Clothes 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
aconant05 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is the story of a farmer, who finds the emperor's old clothes following the carriage on his way to town. He puts on the clothes and feels majestic, but later realizes that they are problematic when its comes to doing his job.
cmiersma on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book is about a farmer is walking along and finds the Emperor's clothes on the ground. So he puts them all on and is very proud of the way he looks. But when he get back to his farm, the nice clothes aren't very good for the jobs he does. In the end, the farmer puts his regular clothes back on. This book is a good example of fantasy because the farmer's animals in this book are able to understand what exactly is going on by laughing at the farmer and make fun of him. This proves that events in this story could never take place, but do appear to take place in world similar to ours. This book could be used in a classroom for simply appreciative listen reasons. This book would be good for kids to just listen for enjoyment. Media: Oil PaintsThe setting in this story takes place out in the country. It is necessary that the setting is here because the main character is a farmer. If the setting had taken place anywhere else, it would have not gone along with the story.
sharmon05 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The illustrations in this book are amazing. They automatically catch your eye and keep you engaged in the story. This book is also a good example of a realistic fiction, because the story is believable and readers can relate to the overall meaning of the book.
DanPhilLuk More than 1 year ago
Remembering the story of the Emperor's new clothes. It did not go with the first story.