The Little Prince
Harcourt, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 83 pages
Available for the first time in an edition for young adults, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic story, The Little Prince, beloved by readers of all ages, comes to life in a format perfect for teen readers.
"I'm glad I was asked to be the ambassador for this book. I suspect you may find that something of the starry magic of this story stays with you, as it has with me." -- Gregory Maguire
"A lovely story...which covers a poetic, yearning philosophy--not the sort of fable that can be tacked down neatly at its four corners but rather reflections on what are real matters of consequence." -- New York Times Book Review
At first glance, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's 1943 classic The Little Prince--with its winsome illustrations of a boy prince and his tiny planet--appears to be a children's fairy tale. It doesn't take long, however, to discover that it speaks to readers of all ages. This pocket-sized edition, perfect for teens, features Saint-Exupéry's original full-color illustrations and the unabridged text, a reader's guide, and a introduction by Gregory Maguire. Rediscover--or share--the magic!
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories).
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Review: The Little PrinceUser Review - Jim Atherton - Goodreads
Simple, profound, nostalgic, accurate Read full review
Review: The Little PrinceUser Review - Oksana - Goodreads
Great message! I first read this book when I was about 10 years old, but it's so much clearer to me now. I'm just not really into this philocophical genre, hence 4 stars instead of 5, but I do quite ... Read full review