The Little Prince

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Harcourt, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 83 pages
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Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard, an acclaimed poet and one of the preeminent translators of our time, has excelled in bringing the English text as close as possible to the French, in language, style, and most important, spirit. The artwork in this edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. Combining Richard Howard's translation with restored original art, this definitive English-language edition of The Little Prince will capture the hearts of readers of all ages.

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories).

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I enjoyed the insights and the writing. - Goodreads
To be honest, the plot in this book is weak. - Goodreads
Charming, with pretty pictures! - Goodreads
I love this little love story, so short but so rich. - Goodreads
The ending is where I curled my lip in confusion. - Goodreads
Beautiful.. just beautiful; like poetry in prose. - Goodreads

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I really enjoyed reading this one to the kids (4 and 6). I loved the language, and the simple illustrations. I liked how the Little Prince learned that he loved his flower only after he left his ... Read full review

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I had been read this book before in Chinese version in few years ago, but after that, as my English ability, I was tried to read some original books, as an instance and it became my first original ... Read full review

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) was born in Lyon, France.  He took his first flight at the age of eleven, and became a pilot at twenty-six. He was a pioneer of international commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II.  His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, and Southern Mail.  In 1944, while serving with a French air quadron on a reconnaissance mission, his plane disappeared over the Mediterranean.

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