Little Prince, The

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's new translation of the beloved classic-published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's birth-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 new edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. By combining the new translation with restored original art, Harcourt is proud to introduce the definitive English-language edition of


Reviewed: 2016-12-17
writing a review is not my cup of tea. but this book is just fantastic. I came across it many times but thought it is one of those kids types. but yesterday when I finished it....... it is just simply amazing, small book big theme and great...... I loved it ...........
Reviewed: 2016-10-02

D 20        710L   GLE 5.0 


 .50  PB  B-C  highlighting and markings throughout

L  .25  PB   B

Reviewed: 2016-05-31
Whilst "The Little Prince" might be the third most-translated book in the world and voted the best book of the 20th century in France, it did absolutely nothing for me. As I was reading it all I could think about was what a pompous little sod the little prince was . . . was something was lost in translation? However, I did give an extra star for the illustrations - they were charming.
Reviewed: 2016-03-15
Glad I got around to reading this magical book before I became "one of those."
Reviewed: 2015-04-07
read in English 1/1/1976 or so

read in French 8/1/1988 or so

(the only thing I ever did manage to read in French, so I will hold the triumph proudly)


For some reason, pilots seem to make very good writers. It is an odd little story, and an easy one to mock, but I'm still quite fond of it.

library copy
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