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The Emperor's New Clothes Audiobook Story

An Emperor with a love of clothes can't resist the most beautiful cloth, even if it appears invisible to silly people. Who do you think will end up feeling silly in the end? The Emperor’s New Clothes is a classic story about the danger of vanity and our retelling is a perfect way to explore these themes with children. The story also focuses on the consequences of telling lies and the importance of speaking the truth, even if you may end up feeling ‘silly’. Themes of conformity, greed and courage also can be explored. The Emperor’s New Clothes was originally written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen and first published in 1837.

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Can you read The Emperor's New Clothes story for free?

Yes! You can read The Emperor's New Clothes story for free. Our story retellings closely follow the original storylines and add modern twists in the illustrations.

Is there a version of The Emperor's New Clothes read aloud?

You can choose to experience this story read aloud or you can read it yourself.