Synopses & Reviews
After being stranded in a desert after a crash,and#160;a pilot comes in contact with a captivating little prince who recounts his journey from planet to planet andand#160;his search forand#160;what is most important in life.and#160;For over sixty-five years Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic, The Little Prince, has captured readers' hearts. The whimsical story with a fairy taleand#160;feel has sold over 3 million copies in all formats. This exciting pop-up edition includes theand#160;complete original text accompanied by Saint-Exupery's beautiful illustrations brought to life through paper engineering. Perfect for longtime fans and those meetingand#160;the little princeand#160;for the first time!and#160;
"Delineated with a delicate touch, the paper engineering adds a new dimension to this wistful fairy tale without overpowering it, enhancing the storyand#8217;s subtleties and echoing its sense of wonder."--School Library Journal"This lovely edition boasts the complete original text and illustrations that are also a delight for the eyes."--Entertainment Weeklyand#160;"While a pop-up edition of de Saint-Exupery's enduring tale may initially seem like a gimmick, the resulting volume is a beautiful piece of bookmaking that actually extends the classic story ...and#160;this unabridged volume offers a creative, accessible entree to the timeless story."--Booklistand#160;"The pleasing visual effects are subtle, but add an appropriate sense of magic."--Publishers Weekly
Saint-Exupry's worldwide classic is now available in a pop-up format--with unabridged French text, accompanied by the author's beautiful illustrations. Full color.
About the Author
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPand#201;RY, the "Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900.andnbsp;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.