The Little Prince

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 83 pages
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Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike asThe Little Prince.Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exup ry'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-Exup ry'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 just re-read this. I actually read it to my four youngest children who were deeply moved by it. It will always be a favourite---so filled with timeless wisdom... Read full review

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"What the little prince did not dare confess was that he was sorry most of all to leave this planet, because it was blest every day with 1440 sunsets!" This book was beautiful in a way that I'm not ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
15
Section 2
28
Section 3
37
Section 4
66
Section 5
80
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About the author (2000)

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY, the Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey . In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean. Richard Howard is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Untitled Subjects, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970, and Trappings . He is the translator of more than 150 works from the French and lives in New York City.

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