A vain emperor gets more than he bargained for when two weavers promise to make him a suit with special powers. What happens when he puts it on? Find out in The Emperor's New Clothes, the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by George Frideric Handel and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
(See more of Carlson's illustrations in the gallery.)
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Our telling of The Emperor's New Clothes includes excerpts from the following work and recording:
George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Prague Chamber Soloists, Andrew Mogrelia
Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.
Storyteller: Valerie Kahler
Writer: Hans Christian Andersen (adapted by Steve Seel and Valerie Kahler)
Illustrations: Nancy Carlson
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Digital producer: James Napoli
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher