Item description for El Principito by Antoine de Saint-Exupery...
In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exupry's masterpiece, The Little Prince, in a sparkling new format. Newly translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard, this timeless classic was embraced by critics and readers across the country for its purity and beauty of expression. And Saint-Exupry's beloved artwork was restored and remastered to present his work in its original and vibrant colors. Now Harcourt is issuing uniform full-color foreign language editions. The restored artwork glows like never before. These affordable and beautiful editions are sure to delight an entire new generation of readers, students, children, and adults for whom Saint-Exupry's story will open the door to a new understanding of life.
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ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERYwas an author and aviator. In 1944, while serving with a French air aquadron on a reconnaissance mission, his plane disappeared over the Mediterranean.JOANN SFAR is a French comic artist and author of "The Rabbi's Cat, ""Little Vampire Goes to School ("a "New York Times" best-seller), and the Eisner Award-winning "Little Vampire Does Kung Fu!" "
Antoine de Saint-Exupery was born in 1900 and died in 1944.
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Reviews - What do customers think about El Principito?
Facinante Jun 16, 2008
Creo que uno de los libros mas lindos que he leido. Es un libro que podes leer a cualquier edad, tendo 18 años y recien lo lei.
Es una aventura muy linda que algun dia espero poder leer a mi hijos :) Les recomiendo este libro a todo mundo.
Wonderful Jun 9, 2008
It is definitely the best book I have ever read, and I read many great books throughout my life. I read it about six times, the first one when I was little. I still remember. Now I got it for my own children. It has amazing principles, and wonderful teachings. I wich we could all see life the way "El Principito" does. What a great lesson!
El Principito Dec 12, 2007
It's been one of my favorite books since I was in 6th grade, great life values in this story! Great for kids! and people of any age.
A lovely story Oct 12, 2007
This is a lovely story, and I wanted to own the book to follow while I listen to the story in Spanish on my ipod. Children's stories in Spanish are a delightful way to study for the mid-level student.
T.William Waltrip, M.D.
The Little Prince! Aug 21, 2006
A BOOK THAT INFLUENCED MY LIFE
The book that has influenced my life is "The Little Prince". This book iis basically about a little blond boy that meets an adult with who he will become friend, somewhere in the world, dunno where.He discovers, during a trip, adults, who will allow him to understand adults world and life on hearth In the begining of the story, the pilot crashes in a desert and thers were the story begings.This story has many characters, but the two main ones are the pilot (the narrator), and the little prince.One of the main settings are the dessert were the pilot meets the little prince, and the planet were the little prince lives, but this story has many settings.
I read this book because my mother told me that every kid must read this book, so she gave me the book and i read it when i was almost 12 years old. This book has influenced my life in many ways. Every time i read this book it makes me think, about pepole and friendship, it makes me cry, laugh, and be a better person and a better friend. It also makes me be more pacient, and this is a thing that im not so good at, but every time im in a cituation were i have to be pacient, since i read that book, I have teach myself to try to understand people, and why they are like that. This book is in a prose/chatter way written, in this way it was easier for me to understand the meaning of the words. This book you have to read it more than once to get the meaning of the words.