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The Little Prince

5 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

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Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The 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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Series: The Little Prince
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Mariner Books; 1st edition (May 15, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0156012197
ISBN-13: 978-0156012195
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.3 x 8 inches

Author

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPRY, 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.

2 reviews for The Little Prince

  1. 5 out of 5

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    Timeless, poetic translation captures the essential of Saint Exupéry’s story

  2. 5 out of 5

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    The best Friendship Fiction…

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