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The Emperor's New Clothes - Have fun with Pickatale while learning how to read!

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Practice reading with The Emperor's New Clothes!

A vain emperor thinks he's purchasing a fine coat, but he's tricked into wearing just his underwear. The Emperor's New Clothes helps your kids learn to read with karaoke-style narration and callouts to discover new words!

Touch objects to find out what they are!
Touch words to hear how they are pronounced!
Read along with word-for-word narration to practice reading!

About the book:
A vain emperor buys a coat that can be seen only by people who are fit for their jobs. But he can't see it! Nor can his trusted servants and advisors or any of the townspeople. They don't want to admit that they are stupid and unfit, so they all praise the fine colors and fabric, until one small boy shouts out correctly that the emperor is just in his underwear. This story is based on the 1837 tale from Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen.

Education doesn’t have to be boring. It should be fun! Pickatale was made to improve children’s reading skills, to help them learn about animals, cultures, historical figures and more, and to have fun learning through reading books.

How do we help children read and learn?

Little ones can follow the book’s narration with highlighted words, and practice their reading!
Curious ones can click on different objects and words to find out what they are!
Big kids can show you how well they can read!
Grown ups can join the fun during story time and read along with the kids!

Our books are also available in a whole bunch of other languages, with even more coming soon!



Gorgeous and playful illustrations
Read-a-long narration with captivating voices and highlighted words
Engage young minds with e-book features that really get the most out of your iPad, while still keeping the "real book feel”
Touch objects and words to see and hear them


Let the littlest children hear their favorite stories whenever they like

Read to Me::

Children will have time to discover the different objects in The Emperor's New Clothes and then turn the page when they’re ready

Read Myself:

Challenge your children by letting them read The Emperor's New Clothes all by themselves

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