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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I enjoyed the insights and the writing. - Goodreads
To be honest, the plot in this book is weak. - Goodreads
Charming, with pretty pictures! - Goodreads
I love this little love story, so short but so rich. - Goodreads
The ending was so sad! - Goodreads
Beautiful.. just beautiful; like poetry in prose. - Goodreads

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I really enjoyed reading this one to the kids (4 and 6). I loved the language, and the simple illustrations. I liked how the Little Prince learned that he loved his flower only after he left his ... Read full review

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I had been read this book before in Chinese version in few years ago, but after that, as my English ability, I was tried to read some original books, as an instance and it became my first original ... Read full review

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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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