Why this book?
The Little Prince has many beautiful pieces of wisdom to tell. It was given to me when I was at a crossroads in life, and it pushed me forward to follow my dreams. As a young adult it reminded me to draw as I saw the world not as I thought others did, which lead me to become an illustrator who draws things my own way. Then as I grew older it inspired me to create my own book. And even more recently, when I got to design a cover for a new edition, it made me realize the importance of my connections to the people around me. I know that I will find new wisdom in its pages as I grow.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
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 colour Saint-Exupery's original artwork. By combining the new…