The Emperor’s New

Now part of the Folk Tale Classics series, this gorgeous new edition time-honored story features lively and detailed illustrations Virginia Lee Burton.

“Graves’ answers could revise the ways in which humans interact with one another.”–“Choice.” “A fine start for thinking about race at dawn of millennium.”–“American Scientist.”

Two rascally weavers convince the emperor they are making him beautiful new clothes, visible only to those fit for their posts, but during a royal procession in which he first wears them, child whispers that has nothing on.