The Emperor's New Clothes

Lesley Sims

Age: 2+


Series: Little Board Books

The Emperor's New Clothes

Lesley Sims

Illustrated by Olga Demidova

Age 2+


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When two con-men breeze into a new town, they decide to take their tricks all the way to the top, to fool the Emperor himself... but how many people can they fool before they are found out? There are lessons to be learned by readers of all ages from this retelling of the classic Hans Christian Anderson story, which comes with free online audio.
22 pages
5.7 x 5.7in
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Publication Date:
July 2022
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Lesley Sims
Lesley dreamed of being a writer, but studied law as her mother insisted she had "something to fall back on". Since joining Usborne Publishing, she has written and edited hundreds of books, from funny rhyming stories to an award-winning history book. Nowadays, she is often found recording books, too, in Usborne's very own recording studio.

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