Author(s): Margrete Lamond
Once Upon a Timeless Tale is a series of charming retellings of classic Grimm, Andersen, English and French folk and fairy tales. They are brought to life by award-winning illustrators who have given these stories a new lease of life. The series has have high production values, beautiful illustrations and a great sense of traditional oral storytelling in the style of writing. These lovely picture books are perfect collectables for every child's bookshelf.The emperor loves new clothes. The fancier they are the more he likes them. So he hires two master weavers to create the best suit ever. But these master weavers are tricky ...Will they make the fabulous suit the emperor wants? Or will they make something else altogether? The Emperor's New Clothes is one of Hans Christian Andersen's funniest fairy tales. Accompanied by Carol Thompson's cheeky illustrations, this playful retelling will delight a whole new generation of readers, as well as draw some chuckles from those who already know and love this tale.
Margrete Lamond is the publisher at Little Hare in Australia and she has written numerous books for young children. Her own favourite children's book is Little Bear, by Else Minarik and Maurice Sendak. Carol Thompson is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books for children, as well as some picture books of her own. Her work has been published by HarperCollins, Walker Books, Candlewick Press, Orchard Books, Simon and Schuster, Oxford University Press and Bloomsbury. Other than 'Chill', her works for other publisher's include 'Mommy, Mama and ME', 'Daddy, Papa and ME', 'Mockingbird Song' and 'A New Room for William'.