King Bob's New Clothes

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1996 - Heads of state - 32 pages
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Actor-comedian Dom DeLuise's inspired retelling of The Emperor's New Clothes is filled with rollicking good humor and casts a new light on the time-honored tale. The story is followed by some of DeLuise's recipes so children can create their own royal feast. Full color.

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Someone (Mom, perhaps) gave this book to me many years ago. At the time I was under the impression that the Emperor's New Clothes was my favorite fairy tale. Since my name is Bob, this seemed like a ... Read full review

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Dom De Luise is one of America's best-loved comedians. He appears frequently on TV, and has starred in many popular movies including "The Twelve Chairs, Blazing Saddles, Silent Movie, Fatso, Smokey and the Bandit II" and "Cannonball Run I" and "II.

Christopher Santoro has been illustrating children's books for more than thirty years, including Grandpappy Snippy Snappies; A Pie Went By, a NEST Literary Classic; and the Dom DeLuise picture books Charlie the Caterpillar, Hansel and Gretel, The Nightingale, and King Bob's New Clothes. Christopher has been honored by the Society of Illustrators, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the American Library Association, and The New Yorker. He lives in Key West, Florida, with two cats, Ernie and Truman, and a dog, Stuart.

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