Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
Stunning edition of the festive rhyme, with added visual acuity.
A beautiful new edition of the Hans Christian Andersen classic, illustrated in Alison Jay’s unique and attractive style.
In this retelling by Marcus Sedgwick, the Emperor is a very proud and vain lion, served by his long-suffering Chamberlain and Treasurer. He wants to commission the finest set of robes ever seen! But the devious tailors have plans of their own...
This new edition captures the charm of the timeless classic with a fresh new look.
• Featuring Alison Jay's distinctive and very popular artwork
• Multi-award winning author Marcus Sedgwick
• A popular classic with the power to enchant young audiences time and time again
Author Marcus Sedgwick is a multi-award-winning author of such titles as Floodland, My Swordhand is Singing and The Book of Dead Days. His works have previously won such prizes as the Booktrust Teenage Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award and have been shortlisted for over 30 other prizes including the Carnegie Medal (five times), the Edgar Allan Poe Award (twice) and The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize (five times). www.marcussedgwick.com/
Illustrator Alison Jay is a graduate of the London College of Printing and the critically acclaimed illustrator of many books for children, including The Nutcracker, Welcome to the Zoo and Nursery Rhyme Rainbow.