New to the The Little Prince Family
The Little Prince Book of Fun and Adventure
Perhaps no story is more treasured or timeless than Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s The Little Prince. In this interactive book, fans of the tale will discover a galaxy of games featuring the story, characters, and setting of the beloved volume.
The board games, mazes, connect-the-dot puzzles, finger puppets, masks, coloring pages, and more activities provide hours of fun for the whole family. And with an envelope inside the book to store cutout pieces, and the dry-erase Little Prince pen, everyone can enjoy these games over and over again. Experience Saint-Exupery’s classic in a whole new light!
About The Little Prince
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—published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's birth—beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard has excelled in bringing the English text as close as possible to the French, in language, style, and, most important, spirit. The artwork in these editions has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. Harcourt is proud to publish the definitive English-language edition of The Little Prince. It continues to capture the hearts of readers of all ages.
Inside The Little Prince
About the Author
Antoine De Saint-Exupéry (1900–1944) was born in Lyons, France. He took his first flight at the age of eleven, and became a pilot at twenty-six. He was a pioneer of international commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince; Wind, Sand and Stars; and Southern Mail. In 1944, while serving with his French air squadron, he disappeared during a reconnaissance flight over the Mediterranean.
About the Translator
Richard Howard is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Untitled Subjects, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970, and most recently, Inner Voices. He reviews regularly for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and many literary magazines, directed the Braziller Poetry Series for several years (fifteen volumes), and now serves as director of the James Dickey Contemporary Poetry Series at the University of South Carolina (fourteen volumes to date).
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|"Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is exhausting for children to have to provide explanations over and over again."
|—from The Little Prince
Book text and illustrations copyright © 1943 by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Used with permission. All rights reserved.