‘…For we spin spells as well as wool,
to make cloth that’s invisible
to all who dull or foolish be.’
The vain Emperor fears he has lost the respect of his people. Then two tailors promise him an outfit fit for a royal parade, which will even enable him to identify fools in the midst…
But the Emperor’s plans are about to be unravelled in spectacular fashion!
Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story is given a refreshing twist in this beautiful picture book, re-told by Marcus Sedgwick and illustrated by Alison Jay in her award-winning crackle-glazed style.