Inkosana Encinci

Inkosana Encinci


By (author) Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Translated by Kholisa Podile

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  • Publisher: Real African Publishers Pty Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 92 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 221mm x 10mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Johannesburg
  • ISBN 10: 0986996831
  • ISBN 13: 9780986996832
  • Sales rank: 495,555

Product description

Published for the first time in one of South Africa's nine official indigenous languages, "Inkosana Encinci" is the isiXhosa translation of "The Little Prince," one of the world's most beautiful and popular stories. A pilot forced to land in the Sahara meets a little prince who tells the pilot wise and enchanting stories of his own planet, with its three volcanoes and a haughty flower. A strange and wonderful parable for all ages, this translation contains the superb original illustrations by the author and will be sought after by collectors of this classic story the world over.

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Author information

Antoine de Saint-Exupery was an aviator as well as an author and illustrator. He was honored with the Grand Prix de l'Academie Francaise and the National Book Award for "Wind, Sand and Stars." Kholisa Podile is an English and isiXhosa teacher and translator who compiled the isiXhosa spell-checker for Microsoft in 2004. For 21 years she was a teacher of isiXhosa at the University of South Africa.