The Little Prince

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Harcourt, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 83 pages
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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.

"I’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." — Gregory Maguire

"A lovely story…which covers a poetic, yearning philosophy—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." — New York Times Book Review

At first glance, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s 1943 classic The Little Prince—with its winsome illustrations of a boy prince and his tiny planet—appears to be a children’s fairy tale. It doesn’t take long, however, to discover that it speaks to readers of all ages. This pocket-sized edition, perfect for teens, features Saint-Exupéry’s original full-color illustrations and the unabridged text, a reader’s guide, and a introduction by Gregory Maguire. Rediscover—or share—the magic!

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories).

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The writer is a famous writer. - weRead
It was hard to read which surprised me. - Goodreads
Charming, with pretty pictures! - Goodreads
A gentle, beautifully written story with great imagery - weRead
To be honest, the plot in this book is weak. - Goodreads
I love this little love story, so short but so rich. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Gianfranco Fernandez-ruiz - Goodreads

One of the most influential books of my collegiate career, The Little Prince teaches us that innocence, although very strange and illogical is worth all the good we ever feel. That is enough to return ... Read full review

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One of my all-time favourites. This was amazing. Truly magical. And I think it's appeal mainly comes not from it's simplistic writing or values (of taming and caring for what you tame), but from it's ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) was born in Lyon, France.  He took his first flight at the age of eleven, and became a pilot at twenty-six. He was a pioneer of international commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II.  His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, and Southern Mail.  In 1944, while serving with a French air quadron on a reconnaissance mission, his plane disappeared over the Mediterranean.

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