An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.
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-Exupery'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-Exupery'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.
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories).
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