- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
- Format: Hardback | 64 pages
- Dimensions: 213mm x 297mm x 48mm | 1,111g
- Publication date: 12 October 2009
- Publication City/Country: Boston
- ISBN 10: 0547260695
- ISBN 13: 9780547260693
- Edition: Unabridged
- Edition statement: Deluxe, Unabridged
- Sales rank: 5,662
After being stranded in a desert after a crash, a pilot comes in contact with a captivating little prince who recounts his journey from planet to planet andhis search forwhat is most important in life.For over sixty-five years Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic, "The Little Prince," has captured readers' hearts. The whimsical story with a fairy talefeel has sold over 3 million copies in all formats. This exciting pop-up edition includes thecomplete original text accompanied by Saint-Exupery's beautiful illustrations brought to life through paper engineering. Perfect for longtime fans and those meetingthe little princefor the first time!"
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ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY (1900-1944) was born in Lyon, France. Best known as the author and illustrator of "The Little Prince," he also wrote several other books that becameclassics.A year after"The Little Prince" was publishedhis plane disappeared over the Mediterranean while he was serving with a French air squadron on a reconnaissance mission."
By Deb Prince 13 Oct 2011
Fantastic pop up book. Whole story. Great to tuck away in cupboard and bring out for special readings.
"Delineated with a delicate touch, the paper engineering adds a new dimension to this wistful fairy tale without overpowering it, enhancing the story s subtleties and echoing its sense of wonder."--"School Library Journal""This lovely edition boasts the complete original text and illustrations that are also a delight for the eyes."--"Entertainment Weekly""While a pop-up edition of de Saint-Exupery's enduring tale may initially seem like a gimmick, the resulting volume is a beautiful piece of bookmaking that actually extends the classic story ...this unabridged volume offers a creative, accessible entree to the timeless story."--"Booklist""The pleasing visual effects are subtle, but add an appropriate sense of magic."--"Publishers Weekly""