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The Emperor's new clothes : an all-star retelling of the classic fairy tale.

Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 (Author). Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 Kejserens nye klæder. English. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 14 of 14 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library.

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0 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin J 398.2 AND (missing CD) (Text to phone) 33345000322388 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0151004366
  • ISBN: 9780151004362
  • ISBN: 0156010690
  • ISBN: 9780156010696
  • ISBN: 015100109X
  • ISBN: 9780151001095
  • Physical Description: 85 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ;4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace & Company, ©1998.

Content descriptions

General Note:
CD inserted in back of book.
"Proceeds from the sale of this book benefit the Starbright Foundation"--Front matter.
Formatted Contents Note:
Liam Neeson -- Harrison Ford -- Melissa Mathison -- Angela Lansbury -- Nathan Lane -- Jason Alexander -- Dr. Ruth Westheimer -- Madonna -- Carrie Fisher -- Penny Marshall -- Melissa Joan Hart -- Jonathan Taylor Thomas -- Jeff Goldblum -- Dan Aykroyd -- Robin Williams -- Geena Davis -- Calvin Klein -- Rosie O'Donnell -- Fran Drescher -- Joan Rivers -- Steven Spielberg -- General H. Norman Schwarzkopf -- John Lithgow.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Quentin Blake ; Maurice Sendak ; Peter de Seve ; Etienne Delessert ; C.F. Payne ; Mark Teague ; Steve Johnson ; Lou Fancher ; Daniel Adel ; Carter Goodrich ; S. Saelig Gallagher ; Gary Kelley ; David Christiana ; Chris Van Allsburg ; Berkeley Breathed ; Kinuko Y. Craft ; Steven Kellogg ; Tomie dePaola ; Michael Paraskevas ; Fred Marcellino ; Don Wood ; Graeme Base ; William Joyce.
Participant or Performer Note:
As told by Liam Neeson, Harrison Ford, Melissa Mathison [and others].
Summary, etc.:
Andersen's classic fairy tale retold from different points of view by twenty-three celebrities and depicted by twenty-three illustrators.
Subject: Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875. Kejserens nye klæder. English > Adaptations.
Fairy tales.
Pride and vanity > Folklore.
Kings, queens, rulers, etc. > Folklore.
Gullibility > Folklore.
Clothing and dress > Folklore.
Fairy tales.
Genre: Celebrities' writings.

Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 0151004366
The Emperor's New Clothes
The Emperor's New Clothes
by Starbright Foundation Staff; Andersen, Hans; Ford, Harrison (Read by); Williams, Robin (Read by); Sendak, Maurice (Illustrator); Burton, Virginia Lee (Illustrator)
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Author Notes

The Emperor's New Clothes

Hans Christian Andersen, one of the best known figures in literature, is best know for combining traditional folk tales with his own great imagination to produce fairy tales known to most children today. The Danish writer was born in the slums of Odense. Although he was raised in poverty, he eventually attended Copenhagen University. Although Andersen wrote poems, plays and books, he is best known for his Fairy Tales and Other Stories, written between 1835 and 1872. This work includes such famous tales as The Emperor's New Clothes, Little Ugly Duckling, The Tinderbox, Little Claus and Big Claus, Princess and the Pea, The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, The Nightingale, The Story of a Mother and The Swineherd. Andersen's greatest work is still influential today, helping mold some of the works of writers ranging from Charles Dickens to Oscar Wilde and inspiring many of the works of Disney and other motion pictures. Andersen, who traveled greatly during his life, died in his home in Rolighed on August 4, 1875. (Bowker Author Biography)


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