The Little Prince Graphic Novel by Antoine de Saint-ExuperyThe Little Prince Graphic Novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince Graphic Novel

byAntoine de Saint-ExuperyIllustratorJoann Sfar

Hardcover | April 16, 2013

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Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince has earned millions of fans worldwide as an imaginative, dreamy study of the meaning of life. ;How horrible to be a grown-up-they all seem to be needy, lonely, vain, or power-hungry. All the Little Prince cares about is being useful to the flower he's left behind on his very small planet, with only a few thorns to protect her from the world. Sfar's comic-book illustrations of the wide-eyed boy prince and disheveled pilot he encounters in the African desert are edgier than the original watercolors? and his style and humor work modern magic.&nbsp An inspiring gift to longtime fans or&nbspnewcomers!&nbsp
The French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) published The Little Prince in 1943. Since then, the whimsical novella has sold more than 80 million copies in 230 languages. Joann Sfar is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning French comic artist, and author of The Rabbi's Cat and The Little Vampire Goes to Scho...
Title:The Little Prince Graphic NovelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:112 pages, 9.25 × 7.13 × 0.55 inPublished:April 16, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547338007

ISBN - 13:9780547338002


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! A great version of the amazing classic!
Date published: 2017-02-17

Editorial Reviews

There is always the question of whether this story is best suited for children or adults, but legions of admirers prove that it sits in the rarified air of literature that works both ways. A worthy tribute that's most worthy of its own share of applause." - Booklist, starred review Le Petit Prince Graphic Novel, French Edition"This life-long artist has chosen a simple layout to focus on the adventures of these two characters who share the dreams of millions of kids. Sfar keeps our childish dreams intact." Ca Se Passe Comme Ca 'Always prolific, always generous, always sensitive, Sfar has succeeded in giving life to the aviator and his Petit Prince. Any successful adaptation is a revelation. This is faithful to the text, but the aesthetics of SfaraǪreveal the full dimension of melancholy and contemplation [in the story]. Sfar joins [Saint-ExupeA¦ry]aǪ aÇÿa thousand miles from any human habitation'aǪ where only children can venture.' Lire Magazine The Little Prince "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." - The New York Times Book Review The Little Prince (1993)"An edition of Saint-Exupery's most famous work - a gentle fable of love and peace - contains a thoughtful assessment of the details of its composition? [T]he special allure of the work is still the naively sophisticated, heartwarming tale of the little prince and his small planet." - Horn Book The Little Prince (2000 hardcover edition)'This new translation into 'modern' English brings a classic tale into sharper focus for today's teens without sacrificing the beauty and simplicity of the author's writing, and the 'restored' artwork has all the charm of the original drawings. What appears to be a simple tale of two lost souls-one, a pilot marooned in the desert next to his ditched plane; the other, a minuscule prince in self-imposed exile from an asteroid so small that he can watch the sunset 44 times a day-reveals itselfas something far more complex. What appears to be a fairy tale for children opens like the petals of the Little Prince's flower into a fantasy that has lessons for all of us.' - School Library Journal The Little Prince: Sixtieth-Anniversary Gift Edition 'Always welcome is that charming visitor from another planet, Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince? The fable remains as lyrically haunting as ever.' - Publishers Weekly "