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Paperback The Little Prince Book

ISBN: 0590129279

ISBN13: 9780590129275

The Little Prince

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This description may be from another edition of this product. In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's masterpiece, The Little Prince, in a sparkling new format. Newly translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard, this timeless...

Customer Reviews

16 ratings

I feel so sad I never received my book. I thought it was the mail, but maybe the address was wrong?

Please let me know why I didn’t receive my package.

Like new!

the good was literally like new. this is one of my favorite books of all times and i love the illustrations. very satisfied with my purchase!

Excited with slight disappointment

I got the book because I loved the story and also it said language would be french. I was disappointed when I received an English copy instead.

Delightful and insightful

Love, love this book for any age!

The Petit Prince

I had ordered this book in French but they sent the English copy. We are using it for my special needs son to study with his staff for the autism waiver, but I would like a copy in French and don't know how to get it now. It is an amazing book though.

All in French!!!!

I purposely paid attention to the description of this book and the language mentioned was “English”. When I received the book it was all in French. Disappointed!

A Classically Charming Story!

I was introduced to this book a while back and fell in love with the story and how it was written! It's story for all ages! A charming book to have in your library!

amazing!

perfect for all ages.

A remarkable classic book you should read!

The Little Prince is subtly beautiful, a poetic legend by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.” “But on your tiny planet, my little prince, all you need do is move your chair a few steps. You can see the day end and the twilight falling whenever you like..” “One day," you said to me, "I saw the sunset forty-four times!” “And a little later you added: "You know-- one loves the sunset, when one is so sad...” How amazing it is! The expressive writing carries both weight and sincerity. The subtle allegories make the reader realize the importance of living life to the fullest extent. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye", The writing and storytelling was some of the best I’ve read in a children’s book in a long time and one of the books I remember from my childhood that I am still learning invaluable life lessons from. Such important lessons of great wisdom and knowledge in such a tiny book, from such a little prince. The Little Prince is one childhood book that everyone should recurring.

Beautiful story

The story and artwork is amazing. I got this to read to my toddler and I had thought it would have a few more pictures, so that was a disappointment, but it was worth it still. A story we both will cherish for years to come.

J'aime!

This book isn't only for children, adults need to read this. It's perfect for practicing your french and the quotes are beautiful.

This book is a life-long friend -- something new everytime!

My mom bought me this book when I was about 10 years old. I liked the pictures and the story captured my imagination. It seemed special, especially since my mom gave it to me. I read it again when I was about 16 and was blown away. I cried and cried. The insights I had gained between 10 and 16, I discovered, sat in the story, like little sparkling jewels half buried in sand.I read it again when I was about 22. Again, the depth of this little book surprised me, and again I was in tears. The last time I read it, I was about 25 and felt no less amazement than before at the spiraling depths of this simple story. (This book always makes me cry.)This is a book that grows with you. The story is enchanting and contains within its pages so many precious lessons, like little secrets -- keys to life -- revealed to the reader in stages, as the heart and mind grows and opens enough to perceive them. This book is a pure treasure, and I recommend it for everyone, young and old. I look forward to reading it again... and again... and again.

Timeless in any language

The Little Prince is timeless in any language and this particular translation managed to keep the beauty of St. Exupery's words and the little prince's charm.

Le Petit Prince Mentions in Our Blog

Le Petit Prince in 7 Books to Celebrate Life!
7 Books to Celebrate Life!
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • January 22, 2020

Happy Celebration of Life Day! Life is sweet. Life is hard. Life’s a trip. No matter who you are or what your circumstances may be, figuring out how to live well is a journey. Even as we savor the sweet aspects of existence, we grapple with questions about what it all means and how we can make the most of ourselves.

Le Petit Prince in Curious What People Around the World are Reading? Us Too! Here is What We Discovered
Curious What People Around the World are Reading? Us Too! Here is What We Discovered
Published by Beth Clark • December 27, 2018

Are you curious what people around the world are reading? Us too! So we decided to find out. Compiling the literary faves of 7 billion people is challenging, but we succeeded, and it's cool to see how united we are by what we're reading, in spite of our different cultures and languages. Think you can guess the world's #1 book? Keep reading to find out!

Le Petit Prince in The Great American Read: All 100 Best-Loved Novels!
The Great American Read: All 100 Best-Loved Novels!
Published by Beth Clark • August 31, 2018

The Great American Read is a PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading as the core of an ambitious digital, educational, and community outreach campaign designed to get the country reading and passionately talking about books. One hundred books, to be exact, so happy reading!

Le Petit Prince in The Great American Read on PBS
The Great American Read on PBS
Published by Beth Clark • August 17, 2018
The Great American Read is a PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading as the core of an ambitious digital, educational, and community outreach campaign designed to get the country reading and passionately talking about books. One hundred books, to be exact, so as promised, here are books 61–80 on the list!
Le Petit Prince in How We Choose Books as Gifts
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Published by Bianca Smith • February 14, 2018

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