This funny, rhyming children’s story is a fresh and modern take on the classic fable of The Emperor’s New Clothes. It tells the story from the point of view of the emperor himself, who thought he looked great in his new clothes – until he walked outside and saw that everyone was laughing at him! With an easy-to-follow narration and delightful illustrations, this book is perfect for young listeners.
For who is this book for ?
This funny, rhyming children’s story is perfect for young listeners who want to hear the classic fable of The Emperor’s New Clothes from a new perspective. Told from the point of view of the emperor himself, this book is full of humorous illustrations that will keep kids entertained from start to finish.
- The story is told from the point of view of the emperor, which makes it unique and interesting.
- The narration is easy to follow and delightful illustrations make it fun for young listeners.
- This is a fresh and modern take on The Emperor’s New Clothes fable.
- The story is too short.
- The illustrations are not very good.
- It’s a bit childish.
Learn more about the author
Nancy Loewen is a children’s author and illustrator based in Calgary, Canada. She has written more than 25 books for young readers, including several popular titles in the “I Can Read” series from HarperCollins.
“This was a really cute take on the Emperor’s New Clothes. I liked that it was from the emperor’s point of view and how he didn’t realize until later that he was parading around in his underwear. The illustrations were also very good.”
“This fun and witty retelling of the Emperor’s New Clothes is a great way to introduce kids to this classic story. The rhyming text makes it easy for young listeners to follow along, and the illustrations are charming.”
“If you are looking for a fun and different way to teach your kids about the Emperor’s New clothes, this is it! The story is narrated from the perspective of the emperor himself, which makes it that much more amusing. Great read-aloud book.”
“My 3 year old loved this book and can’t stop talking about it. She especially loves the funny voices that Nancy does for all of the characters.”