Why this book?
As a little girl, I found myself time and again in The Little Prince’s journey. The courageous and caring prince coming from the stars kept opening his big heart. His genuine curiosity never ceased. I felt comforted and nurtured by the caring friendship between the young prince and the pilot. Once an adult, I discovered a wisdom and depth that I didn’t fathom as a child. A universal and ageless tale, The Little Prince addresses profound topics (love, death, difference, origin) with simplicity and poetry. No matter how many times I read it, it still makes me cry. In fact, it is the very reason I wrote The Journey of the Heart: with hopes to bring light into people’s worlds, the same way The Little Prince carried light into mine.
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…