Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes brought to life by Ying Chang Compestine and David Roberts
Here’s a clever retelling of the classic story! Author Ying Chang Compestine adds her own twist to Hans Christian Anderson’s The Emperor’s New Clothes. David Roberts’ watercolor, pen, and ink illustrations
Ming Da is only nine years old when he becomes the emperor of China. In order to test the loyalty and integrity of his ministers, he employs his tailor to come up with a clever test to outsmart them and reveal their true colors! What a genius way to introduce Chinese history and culture to children!
Themes: Classics, Culture, Self-Esteem
Suggested Ages: 5 – 7