Le Petit Prince (French): The Little Prince, French Edition by Antoine De Saint-exuperyLe Petit Prince (French): The Little Prince, French Edition by Antoine De Saint-exupery

Le Petit Prince (French): The Little Prince, French Edition

byAntoine De Saint-exuperyTranslated byRichard Howard

Paperback | August 21, 2001 | French

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In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exupery'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-Exupery'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-Exupery's story will open the door to a new understanding of life.
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY, the Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey . In 1944, while flying a recon...
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Title:Le Petit Prince (French): The Little Prince, French EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 5.33 × 0.32 inPublished:August 21, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:French

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0156013983

ISBN - 13:9780156013987

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 10

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must Read There'S no avoiding this book.... A must read for everyone!
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MY ALL TIME FAVOURITE BOOK This book has popped up all the way through my academic career. I will never not adore this book.
Date published: 2017-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved this book! Honestly, this book has followed me throughout my entire academic career, so its only fitting that I have the matching socks to go with it.
Date published: 2017-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A gift from my childhood I absolutely adore this book. Although i have yet to own a copy of such a wonderful masterpiece, I've read it countless times over throughout elementary school, high school, and we even did a few reading exercises from it in university. I'd definitely recommend it.
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely and thought provoking The book is delightful, melancholy, and thought provoking. It tells the story of a pilot, stranded in the desert with a mechanical failure, who meets a prince from another world (an asteroid, actually). Through learning about the Little Prince's adventures (why he left home, the places he visited on the way to Earth, and his time on Earth), we learn about the silliness of the adult world. Like the uselessness of owning all the stars just for the sake of owning all the stars. Some of the prince's encounters are blatant commentary on specific things.They are metaphors for adult things that are damaging and/or revered. Power, addiction, money. But, others are a little more subtle and a little more likely to be interpreted differently by each reader. It's because of this that I'm hesitant to say too much about the story and about my personal experience and relationship with the story.
Date published: 2017-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite ! favourite book of all time. As a child i loved it and now i read it every year as an adult.
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Antoine de Saint-Exupery is genius one of my favourite stories ever, as a child and now as an adult this never gets old and hits you in the feels
Date published: 2017-04-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Trop mignon! So cute! While I find the Little Prince himself to be rather annoying and unlikable, the writing itself is so full of meaning for children and adults alike. "It is the time that you devote to your rose that renders it so meaningful."
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timeless Such a cute story. Always a classic
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cute I read this for French class, and it's a cute story
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! I speak *pretty fluent* French, and I read Le Petit Prince in French for my class, but I am an incredibly lazy person who just had to write a huge French paper so... I'm just going to write this review in English for time's sake. And for your understanding's sake. Before anything, Y'ALL NEED TO LEARN THE FRENCH LANGUAGE. It's beautiful and I can imagine that the diction and language used in the French version of this exceptional novel is much better and more deep than the English version. BEFORE EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING POSSIBLE, let's get this straight: every single soul on this planet needs to head to their library, online, Kindle, local bookstore—whatever, and pick up a copy of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince. All of our hearts and minds depend on this kind of feel-good story that is so much more than what is literally written. You can read The Little Prince in two ways: a literal way and a contextual way. Both of these methods of reading are just SO SO SO enjoyable. And that's the reason why this glorious 87-paged novel is studied by both children and adults. I looked at the novel both ways and it was phenomenal. Once you reach the ending you'll discover that there is more to the book than what us readers can even imagine. And then comes in the concept of adults versus children, which was explained amazingly. This is a story that will always stay with me. I feel that the Little Prince is somewhere up in the stars, watching his readers and guiding them through life. I guess you can now tell that I have some sort of spiritual connection to him and it's true. Saint-Exupery created this story wonderfully, but I can't happen to wonder if this is a true story, if there really was a little prince. (I understand that Antoine's plane crashed during World War Two, but there must have been more to that story. This is not a hallucination).
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT Little story, good adventure and good lessons
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved wonderful first read in french
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heartwarming and Heartbreaking This beautiful tale of the Petit Prince is one I read again and again. It's not too difficult to read for people with intermediate French levels (like myself) who want to practice.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! I had to read this book for french class and it was so well written. The story about the little prince and his journey is beautiful. The themes that the author portrayed in this novel shows people that they shouldn't grow up so fast. Enjoy your childhood or else you will regret it.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must-read Doesn't matter how old you are, this will touch your heart. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful read it in highschool for french class, and just had to go back to reading it over and over.
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful This story is enjoyable for all ages. It's deep and insightful but told in simple language. The French edition would be perfect for any beginner French speakers.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Obviously such a wonderful read and such a deep meaning and lesson to be learned.
Date published: 2016-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Favorite! I have this book in three lanuages, purly amazing!
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An easy but beautiful read Le Petit Prince is one of those books you read again and again. It's so minimalistic, yet so powerful.
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I cry at the end read it in french, love the whole concept of it, always makes me cry. fav quote: “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Date published: 2011-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favorites! This book is intended to be a children's book but I've read it a few times now, as a child and then as an adult and I am never bored of it. Every time I read it again I discover a new meaning to the book and as I get older I view it with a different perspective. It is written with a simple style but yet it is full of meaning.
Date published: 2011-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So deep. i read this book in 6th grade, in school. our teacher went through it with us and explained gradually. i swear to God, without the help of my teacher, i would never have guessed that The Little Prince is a deep book about... wisdom and what being a friend is. It's not a book for 5 year olds. i know a lot of adults who would never understand the depth of this novel. Truly amazing.
Date published: 2010-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this little gem I read the English verison of this a long time ago and wanted the French version afterwards. When I was studying French, I decided to pick it up on a whim. This short little story that is both bittersweet and lovely. Highly recommended
Date published: 2009-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite book of all times!!! I own this book in 4 languages. It is the best children's ever written. A book that speaks to both children and adults. A must for every library!
Date published: 2009-11-01