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This classic retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's comical fairytale about a fashion-crazy emperor is amusing illustrated throughout by award-winning cartoonist, Mike Gordon. Young readers will treasure this gift edition, which is published in hardback with a ribbon marker. Part of Young Reading Series 1 for children just starting to read alone.

Also available with an audio CD with a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.

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Book information

Age
5+
Key Stage
KS1 E
Lexile Measure
480L
CEFR Level
B2
Accelerated Reader level
3.5 LY
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746067758
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Hardback and CD
ISBN: 9780746085349
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Illustrator
Mike Gordon

Author information

Zanna Davidson

Zanna Davidson has written over fifty books for children, both non-fiction and fiction. Her stories for children include the Fairy Ponies, Fairy Unicorns and Billy and the Mini Monsters series for Usborne. She lives in the countryside in a cottage on the edge of some deep, dark woods with two small boys and her scruffy black dog, Fred.

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