The Emperor's New Clothes

byHans Christian AndersenIllustratorVirginia Lee Burton

March 23, 2004|
The Emperor's New Clothes by 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.

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 Mi...
Title:The Emperor's New Clothes
Product dimensions:48 pages, 9 X 7.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 9 X 7.25 X 1 in
Published:March 23, 2004
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9780618344208

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