A hilarious and timely retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fable 'The Emperor's New Clothes', written by the brilliant Peter Bently and illustrated by dynamic picture book talent, Claire Powell
Incredibly clever and funny - Picture Book SnobJust brilliant - Rascals and RainbowsYoung readers will love this hilarious twist on a classic tale - GCBG Blog---King Albert-Horatio-Otto the Thirdhad SO many clothes it was simply absurd … So when two seemingly well-meaning fabric merchants promise to make an outfit of only the very BEST and most special cloth, King Albert-Horatio-Otto the Third simply cannot resist. He MUST have these new clothes! Surely, the unquestionably charitable and not-at-all-suspicious-looking tailors are genuine, and the King won't end up looking red-cheeked … ? This funny and timely retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fable 'The Emperor's New Clothes' will not only make children laugh, but also encourage them to think and speak up for what they believe.
It's incredibly clever and funny, with amazing illustrations which are as elaborate as the king's majestic wardrobe […] they're absolutely stunning and take the comedy to the next level * Picture Book Snob *
Safe to say everyone in our family has heard about the girls’ new story book ... It is so cleverly written in rhyme and the accompanying illustrations are fantastic! The attention to detail in every outfit and facial expression is just brilliant. My girls spot something new every time we read it together * Rascals & Rainbows *
Another fantastic book from Peter Bently! This cleverly written rhyming story is a fashionable twist on The Emperor’s New Clothes. Colourfully illustrated by Claire Powell, young readers will love this hilarious twist on a classic tale * FCBG Blog *