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The Princess Bride: An Illustrated Edition of S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

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and#8220;Will the tiger be menacing; will the ocean be threatening; will the island be something out of Frankenstein or will it be an Eden?and#8221;and#8212;Yann Martel

Life of Pi, first published in 2002, became an international bestseller and remains one of the most extraordinary and popular works of contemporary fiction.

In 2005 an international competition was held to find the perfect artist to illustrate Yann Marteland#8217;s Man Booker Prizeand#8211;winning novel. From thousands of entrants, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen. This lavishly produced edition features forty of Torjanacand#8217;s beautiful four-color illustrations, bringing Life of Pi to splendid, eye-popping life.

Tomislav Torjanac says of his illustrations: and#8220;My vision of the illustrated edition of Life of Pi is based on paintings from a first personand#8217;s perspectiveand#8212;Piand#8217;s perspective. The interpretation of what Pi sees is intermeshed with what he feels and it is shown through [the] use of colors, perspective, symbols, hand gestures, etc.and#8221;

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For its 40th anniversary, this beloved tale of romance and adventure is given a beautifuland#160; four-color illustrated treatment.

Synopsis:

"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." So begins one of the most beloved and delightful tales in the English language. Set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth, at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale, The Hobbit is one of literature's most enduring and well-loved novels.
 
This lavish gift edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic features cover art, illustrations, and watercolor paintings by the artist Alan Lee.

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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

Synopsis:

"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.

Synopsis:

"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's new translation of the beloved classic—published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's birth—beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard 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 new edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. 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).

About the Author

WILLIAMandnbsp;GOLDMANandnbsp;has been writing books and movies for more than forty years. He has won two Academy Awards (for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men), and three Lifetime Achievement Awards in screenwriting.

Table of Contents

Introduction to The 30th Anniversary Edition vii

Introduction to The 25th Anniversary Edition xxix

The Princess Bride 1

Buttercupand#8217;s Baby: An Explanation 365

Buttercupand#8217;s Baby, Chapter One: Fezzik Dies 391

Product Details

ISBN:
9780544173767
Author:
Manomivibul, Michael
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author:
Saint-Exup
Author:
&
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Author:
Antoine de Saint-Exup
Author:
Goldman, William
Author:
ry
Author:
Martel, Yann
Author:
eacute
Author:
ry, Antoine de
Author:
Torjanac, Tomislav
Author:
Howard, Richard
Author:
Lee, Alan
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
The Little Prince;Antoine de Saint-Expuery;French language;classic tale;Little P
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
The Little Prince
Publication Date:
20151006
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
One color, fold-out map
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
For its 40th anniversary, this beloved tale of romance and adventure is given a beautifuland#160; four-color illustrated treatment.
"Synopsis" by ,
"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." So begins one of the most beloved and delightful tales in the English language. Set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth, at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale, The Hobbit is one of literature's most enduring and well-loved novels.
 
This lavish gift edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic features cover art, illustrations, and watercolor paintings by the artist Alan Lee.
"Synopsis" by ,
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
"Synopsis" by ,
"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.

"Synopsis" by ,

"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's new translation of the beloved classic—published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's birth—beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard 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 new edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. 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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