Le petit prince

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Harcourt, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 85 pages
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In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's masterpiece, The Little Prince, in a sparkling new format. Newly translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard, this timeless classic was embraced by critics and readers across the country for its purity and beauty of expression. And Saint-Exupéry's beloved artwork was restored and remastered to present his work in its original and vibrant colors.

Now Harcourt is issuing uniform full-color foreign language editions. The restored artwork glows like never before. These affordable and beautiful editions are sure to delight an entire new generation of readers, students, children, and adults for whom Saint-Exupéry's story will open the door to a new understanding of life.

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An insight into life! - weRead
Last time I read it, the ending made me cry though. - weRead
Pleasantly adorned with illustrations. - weRead
Great text and illustrations - weRead
This is a classic love story of a prince and a rose. - weRead
... but it has got cute pictures ;o) - weRead

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

Had I read the book in English, I think I would have given it another star. The challenge of reading it in French, however, slowed the pace and decreased my enjoyment, just a bit. I can see why people ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rowena - Goodreads

Oh this book! The Little Prince has been my faithful and trusted friend since I was a child. It's amazing how differently I looked at the book as an innocent 9 year old to the adult who I am now. The ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) was born in Lyons, France. A year after the publication of The Little Prince, Saint-Exupéry disappeared over the Mediterranean while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron. Best known throughout the world as the author and illustrator of The Little Prince, Saint-Exupéry wrote several other books that also have become classics of world literature.

Richard Howard is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Untitled Subjects, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970, and most recently, Trappings. He is the translator of more than 150 works from the French and lives in New York City.

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