The Little Prince

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A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

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-Exupéry'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-Exupéry'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).

Product Details

Price
$11.99  $11.03
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
June 29, 2000
Pages
96
Dimensions
5.35 X 0.26 X 8.12 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780156012195
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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 a distinguished American, poet, literary critic, essayist, teacher, and translator.