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The Emperor Penguin's New Clothes

3.9  ·  Rating Details ·  83 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Penguins populate this retelling of the familiar tale about two scoundrels who fool a vain emperor and most of his subjects into thinking that they are creating a magical cloth.
Hardcover, 30 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Viking Juvenile (first published 1994)
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Karsyn Konecny
Feb 21, 2017 Karsyn Konecny rated it liked it
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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
Brittany Lockard
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.
Samantha
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.
Jodi Welsh
Nov 14, 2010 Jodi Welsh rated it liked it
It is an exact match of the original story. I guess when the fractured tale matches this well, teachers could use it as a springboard for writing a similar tale. There were no surprises. Not one of my favorites.
Sarah King
Mar 20, 2016 Sarah King rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fairytale, penquins
The classic story of the Emperor's New Clothes, with a small twist!
Veronica
Nov 26, 2011 Veronica rated it liked it
Shelves: illustrated
Yay, more penguins! (o:
Chantae
Jan 24, 2015 Chantae rated it really liked it
A cute adaptation of the classic story of the Emperor's New Clothes.
Melanie
Perlman retells the classic tale with humor and penguins. This book has been around a while and still delights children!
Caitlan
Mar 16, 2009 Caitlan rated it it was amazing
So cute!
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