Some brief overview of this book
In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exup‚rys masterpiece, The Little Prince, in a sparkling new format. Newly translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard, this timeless classic was embraced by critics and readers across the country for its purity and beauty of expression. And Saint-Exup‚rys beloved artwork was restored and remastered to present his work in its original and vibrant colors.
Now Harcourt is issuing uniform full-color foreign language editions. The restored artwork glows like never before. These affordable and beautiful editions are sure to delight an entire new generation of readers, students, children, and adults for whom Saint-Exup‚rys story will open the door to a new understanding of life. 5-5/16 X 8.
Author Biography: Antoine de Saint-Exup‚ry (1900-1944) was born in Lyons, France. A year after the publication of The Little Prince, Saint-Exup‚ry disappeared over the Mediterranean while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron. Best known throughout the world as the author and illustrator of The Little Prince, Saint-Exup‚ry wrote several other books that also have become classics of world literature.
Richard Howard is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Untitled Subjects, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970, and most recently, Trappings. He is the translator of more than 150 works from the French and lives in New York City.