The Emperor's Old Clothes by Kathryn Lasky

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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!
 

About Kathryn Lasky

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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.
 
Published March 1, 1999 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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For graduates of ""The Emperor's New Clothes,"" this genial spin on the classic story takes the perspective of a simple farmer, who dons the regal clothing that fell off the emperor's wagon.

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"This genial spin on the classic story takes the perspective of a simple farmer who dons the regal clothing that fell off the emperor's wagon," wrote PW.

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