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The Little Prince: Wisdom from Beyond the Stars Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince: Wisdom from Beyond the Stars By Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince: Wisdom from Beyond the Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery


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Few books have been as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince.

A beautiful gift collection of quotes from the original translation by Katherine Woods, featuring full-colour illustrations.

The Little Prince: Wisdom from Beyond the Stars Summary

The Little Prince: Wisdom from Beyond the Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Few books have been as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince.

A beautiful gift collection of quotes from the original translation by Katherine Woods, featuring full-colour illustrations.

A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see the most extraordinary little fellow standing before him. Please...' asks the stranger, draw me a sheep...'

The Little Prince has been capturing the hearts of readers around the world since its publication in 1943 - this new collection of quotes features favourite words of wisdom from Antoine de Saint-Exupery's lyrical, whimsical text. Quotes are drawn from the original translation by Katherine Woods, a favourite with fans.

With subjects covering childhood, sorrow, friendship, love and more, this collection has something for everyone.

Featuring original colour illustrations by the author.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) was born in Lyons, France. He wrote The Little Prince in the United States during a two-year self-imposed exile from occupied France. A year after the book's publication in 1943, Saint-Exupery disappeared over the Mediterranean while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron. Best known throughout the world as the author and illustrator of The Little Prince, Saint-Exupery wrote several other books that have also become classics of world literature.

Katherine Woods (1886-1968) produced the original English translation of The Little Prince in 1943. It was later followed by several other English translations, but her classic translation is treasured by fans and is often considered to be the definitive English translation. Her poetic translation perfectly captures the enchantment and charm of Saint-Exupery's storytelling.

About Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) was born in Lyons, France. He wrote The Little Prince in the United States during a two-year self-imposed exile from occupied France. A year after the book's publication in 1943, Saint-Exupery disappeared over the Mediterranean while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron. Best known throughout the world as the author and illustrator of The Little Prince, Saint-Exupery wrote several other books that have also become classics of world literature.

Additional information

GOR013351740
9780008589622
0008589623
The Little Prince: Wisdom from Beyond the Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2023-08-31
64
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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