Book Summary

    Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic 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 edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. Combining Richard Howard's translation with restored original art, this definitive English-language edition of The Little Prince will capture the hearts of readers of all ages.
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    Author

    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    Year Published

    1943

    Lexile Measure

    1120L

    Categories

    8-12, adventure, Boys, classic, English, Girls, in corpus, made into movie, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9780156012195

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.27

    # Ratings

    730784

    # of Words

    90023

Book Summary

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic 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 edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. Combining Richard Howard's translation with restored original art, this definitive English-language edition of The Little Prince will capture the hearts of readers of all ages.
(summary from amazon.com)