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This book is about a spin on the old story of an emperor who is obsessed with clothing, and at the end of the book is convinced that he is wearing a magical cloth when in reality he is wearing nothing. The emperor makes a fool out of himself but is taught an important lesson. I choose this book because I think it would be not only a fun story to read to the class but it also teaches children that they should not be conceited or think that they are above anyone else. The intended audience is kind ...more
Dec 15, 2011 Brittany Lockard rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Teaches a very important lesson that you shouldn't believe everything that someone tells you and you should make decisions for yourself. Also, this book talks about greed and not wanting the best and newest thing.
Apr 08, 2013 Samantha rated it it was amazing
This book is about an Emperor who is rich and pays a lot of money for clothes that do not exist. How is the emperor tricked out of his money? Why doesn't anyone tell him the truth? A story about being responsible.