An award-winning poet and acclaimed illustrator combine to sensitively retell Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s timeless children’s classic in clear, elegant text adorned with sumptuously crafted artwork.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery's tender and magical classic fable, adapted for picture book readers for the very first time!Please - draw me a sheep.
The voice belonged to a charming little prince.
The characters of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic tale have captured the hearts of generations of readers. Meet the pilot stranded in the desert. Meet the Little Prince who tends his beautiful rose on a planet of his own. Follow him as he embarks on a strange and wonderful journey to puzzling new planets and finally to Earth, where he discovers the nature of love.
Adapted by award-winning poet Louise Greig, author of the Greenaway-medal-nominated Sweep and The Night Box, with enchanting new artwork from the critically acclaimed illustrator of The Velveteen Rabbit and Star in the Jar.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 281 x 251 x 5 mm
'It's never too soon to hear that we don't know what we've got till it's gone, and this pair (and the spirit of Saint-Exupery) land that message in style.' - Alex O'Connell, The Times
"The first picture book adaptation of the classic fable captures its spirit of poetic mysteriousness with beautifully immersive visuals" - The I
'Retaining the essence of the original story, but pairing it back enough to make it accessible to children makes its key messages shine through. The Little Prince is as charming as ever, and Massini's artwork superbly captures the surreal world he inhabits. Perfect for curious young readers, it's a story that will stay with them long after the final page has turned.' - The Scotsman
'A thing of beauty, mysterious and poetic both verbally and visually.' - Red Reading Hub
'Contemporary but timeless illustrations, a perfect way to bring a classic to the next generation' - @bookgiftblogger
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