The emperor is very vain, and he loves dressing himself in fine clothes. So he is easily duped when two swindlers arrive in town professing that they can make him the finest suit ever made - a suit so smart that it can only be seen by clever people! A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story.
Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 2 stories are told in chapters in under 1000 words.
Barrie has had a long and successful career in education, first as an English teacher, then as Professor of Education in English at the University of Birmingham, where he is now Emeritus Professor. He is also a published author of over 150 books and a tireless fundraiser and supporter of the charity Mencap and governor of the Mencap College in the UK.
Barrie encourages young writers around the country in his numerous author visits and writing workshops. He has published a huge variety of poems, stories and non-fiction.