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The Little Prince
Contributor(s): De Saint-Exupery, Antoine (Author), Howard, Richard (Translator)

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ISBN: 0156012197     ISBN-13: 9780156012195
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2000

Annotation: 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. Howard's new translation of this beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupery's unique, gifted style. Color and b&w illustrations.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Classics
- Young Adult Fiction | Fantasy - General
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Friendship
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 99050439
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Lexile Measure: 710(Not Available)
Guided Reading: X (Grade 6)
Series: Little Prince
Physical Information: 0.26" H x 5.35" W x 8.12" (0.4 lbs) 96 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 123
Reading Level: 5.0   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 2.0
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Publisher Description:
Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's new translation of the beloved classic-published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's birth-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 new edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupery's original artwork. By combining the new translation with restored original art, Harcourt is proud to introduce the definitive English-language edition of

Contributor Bio(s): De Saint-Exupery, Antoine: -

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, the "Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey. In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.

Howard, Richard: -

Richard Howard is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Untitled Subjects, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970, and Trappings. He is the translator of more than 150 works from the French and lives in New York City.

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