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The Little Princeby Antoine de Saint-ExupÃ©ry
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Available for the first time in an edition for young adults, Antoine de Saint-Exupand#233;ry's classic story, The Little Prince, beloved by readers of all ages, comes to life in a format perfect for teen readers.
"Iand#8217;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." and#8212; Gregory Maguire
"A lovely storyand#8230;which covers a poetic, yearning philosophyand#8212;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." and#8212; New York Times Book Review
At first glance, Antoine de Saint-Exupand#233;ryand#8217;s 1943 classic The Little Princeand#8212;with its winsome illustrations of a boy prince and his tiny planetand#8212;appears to be a childrenand#8217;s fairy tale. It doesnand#8217;t take long, however, to discover that it speaks to readers of all ages. This pocket-sized edition, perfect for teens, features Saint-Exupand#233;ryand#8217;s original full-color illustrations and the unabridged text, a readerand#8217;s guide, and a introduction by Gregory Maguire. Rediscoverand#8212;or shareand#8212;the magic!
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories).
An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.
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.
Antoine de Saint-Exupand#233;ry's classic story, beloved by readers of all ages for 70 years, now available in an anniversary edition gift setand#8212;with hardcover book and complete, unabridged text on both CD and exclusive downloadable audio read by Viggo Mortensen!
The gorgeous graphic novel adaptation of The Little Prince is now available in a paper-over-board edition.
This classic, beloved tale is re-imagined as a beautiful, tabbed board book, with original illustrations and simple text.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic story, beloved by readers of all ages for over seventy years and soon to be a major motion picture, now available in this elegant gift edition
"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."
The story of a stranded pilot, an extraordinary little boy, and their remarkable friendship, The Little Prince has become a cherished fable for generations of readers. As enchanting as it is wise, this beloved classic captures the mysteries of the heart and opens us to the meaning of life and the magic of love.
Saint-Exupand#233;ryand#8217;s The Little Prince has earned millions of fans worldwide as an imaginative, dreamy study of the meaning of life.and#12288;How horrible to be a grown-upand#8212;they all seem to be needy, lonely, vain, or power-hungry. All the Little Prince cares about is being useful to the flower heand#8217;s left behind on his very small planet, with only a few thorns to protect her from the world. Sfarand#8217;s comic-book illustrations of the wide-eyed boy prince and disheveled pilot he encounters in the African desert are edgier than the original watercolors...and his style and humor work modern magic.and#160; An inspiring gift to longtime fans orand#160;newcomers!and#160;
About the Author
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, 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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