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The Little Prince
The Little Prince | Antoine de Saint-Exupry
Available for the first time in an edition for young adults, Antoine de Saint-Exupry's classic story, The Little Prince, beloved by readers of all ages, comes to life in a format perfect for teen readers. "Im glad I was asked to be the ambassador for this book. I suspect you may find that something of the starry magic of this story stays with you, as it has with me." Gregory Maguire "A lovely storywhich covers a poetic, yearning philosophynot the sort of fable that can be tacked down neatly at its four corners but rather reflections on what are real matters of consequence." New York Times Book Review At first glance, Antoine de Saint-Exuprys 1943 classic The Little Princewith its winsome illustrations of a boy prince and his tiny planetappears to be a childrens fairy tale. It doesnt take long, however, to discover that it speaks to readers of all ages. This pocket-sized edition, perfect for teens, features Saint-Exuprys original full-color illustrations and the unabridged text, a readers guide, and a introduction by Gregory Maguire. Rediscoveror sharethe magic! This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories).
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Ms.Story
The Little Prince | Joann Sfar, Sarah Ardizzone
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Finally made time to read this one!

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BooksNBowls
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Everyone should read this story as a child. And then again as an adult. #bookmoods #wordchallege #positivity

SRWCF I first read it as a 14 year old and it literally changed my life! I need to reread it as an adult now, per your suggestion. 4w
BooksNBowls @SRWCF Yes definitely! It‘s one of those books that become even more meaningful as you get older! ❤️ 4w
SRWCF @BooksNBowls I will do it then! 4w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome 💛💙 3w
BookNerd9906 I somehow missed this one in my childhood, and just read it for the first time as an adult in my 40‘s. I loved it so much; I can‘t stop thinking about it. So beautiful and so impactful. 💛 3w
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damselsgotballs
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Book 63

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yoavshai
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#BookCoverChallenge
Day 218.
Here I will note 365 books (or as many as I will have before I get tired) that have shaped my taste in literature. No explanations, no reviews. Just the cover of the book.
I do not challenge anyone. You are all welcome to take part.

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Allylu
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Here‘s my first #MiddleGradeMarch book. It is for the prompt “a book older than me.” I listened to the audiobook and I am so glad I did because the narrator was French which was delightful for me to hear. My father taught me a few words in French, then I studied it in school/college. I loved this book! There were so many good lessons. 18 #BookSpin #23 #BFC22 #AClassicAMonth #ChildrensClassic #ReadYourShelf #MGMarchThroughTime #Buzzwordathon

wanderinglynn Love this book. 💙 4mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 4mo
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Lovelylottereader
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In our French class, we have to make presentations about French culture and of course, I picked a book as the subject for my presentation. Technically, I didn‘t need to read the book but I‘m so thankful that I did because I loved it. The way it was written was wonderful and though I never read this book as a child, it gave me a strange but great sense of nostalgia.
3⭐️

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The writing? Amazing!

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Lovelylottereader
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“It will be as if, instead of stars, I‘d given you lots of little laughing bells.”

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Lovelylottereader
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“The things that matter are invisible.”

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“Eyes are blind. You have to seek with the heart.”

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“You only see clearly with your heart. The most important things are invisible to the eyes.”

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Lovelylottereader
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“Any ordinary person walking past my rose would think she was just like you. But she is much more important than all of you put together, because she‘s the one I watered. She‘s the one I sheltered under a glass dome, she‘s the one whose caterpillars I killed (except for the two or three for the butterflies). She‘s the one I listened to complaining, or boasting, or even being silent. Because she‘s my rose.”

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Lovelylottereader
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As the little prince continued on his journey, he reflected that all the others - the king, the show-off, the drunkard and the businessman - would look down on this man.
“And yet, he‘s the only person I don‘t find ridiculous. Maybe it‘s because he‘s looking after something other than himself.”

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Lovelylottereader
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“If I commanded a general to flit from one flower to another like a butterfly, or to write a tragedy, or to turn into a sea bird, and if the general disobeyed my orders, who would be in the wrong, him or me?”
“It would be you,” said the little prince with certainty.
“Correct. One must only ask of a person what he can give.”

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Lovelylottereader
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“I‘m going to have to cope with a few caterpillars if I want to see butterflies.”

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Lovelylottereader
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The world of tears is so unfathomable.

Reyzl Loving these quotes! 4mo
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Cheshirecat913
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#roll100
@PuddleJumper

February's rolls for me. I am excited to read The Little Prince with my daughter. We started last night. 😁

SRWCF This was such a life changing book for me. I read it when I was 14 years old. 🙂 5mo
Nelnjali Oh, The Little Prince is so amazing. I first read it in one of my education classes in college, and I was blown away by the profound little book. It is still one of my favorites. 5mo
PuddleJumper That's great! 5mo
DominicMayflower lovely... 5mo
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DominicMayflower I love this book... Did you read Untold Stories of the Little Prince? 5mo
BooksNBowls @DominicMayflower no! But now I‘m intrigued! (edited) 5mo
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brittanybooks
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I haven‘t read this since 2014… still silly and confusing and cute. #book17of2022

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Ididsoidid
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A lovely short story to help provide some perspective during gloomy winter days. 7/10

“Les gens ont des étoiles qui ne sont pas les mêmes”

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BookInMyHands
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“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Somehow I had made it 44 years without reading this sweet story. My mom gifted me these lovely earrings for Christmas, but I couldn‘t wear them until I read the story!

EvieBee 😻😻 6mo
SRWCF Such a gorgeous story! 5mo
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ornatelyplain
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[The salesclerk] sold pills invented to quench thirst. Swallow one a week and you no longer feel any need to drink.
“Why do you sell these pills?”
“They save so much time,” the salesclerk said. “Experts have calculated that you can save 53 minutes a week.”
“And what do you do with those 53 minutes?”
“Whatever you like.”
“If I had 53 minutes to spend as I liked,” the little prince said to himself, “I‘d walk very slowly toward a water fountain…”

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CrlXndra
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“One runs the risk of crying a bit if one allows oneself to be tamed…”

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CrlXndra
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“What is essential is invisible to the eye.”

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CrlXndra
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“When one is so terribly sad, one loves sunsets.”

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peacegypsy
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So much wonderful advice for living in this tiny tome! What a glorious book.

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Musings ✝️ Advent ✝️ 17 December 2021

https://rebrand.ly/inkvent17/literrohde

It is only in the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye. What this means is that the true nature of things can only be seen and understood if one perceives it with feeling.

📷: Made with Typorama

Crazeedi One of my favorite quotes from this beautiful book 6mo
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Musings ✝️ Advent ✝️ DIY Inkvent • 17 December 2021

https://rebrand.ly/inkvent17/literrohde

It is only in the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye. What this means is that the true nature of things can only be seen and understood if one perceives it with feeling.

📷: Made with Typorama
✒️: Ranga 9B Blue/White/Green/Orange Ebonite 1.5
🩸: Diamine Midnight
📙: Maruman Mnemosyne 109 A4

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Whore4Books
The Little Prince (Illustrated) | Antoine de Saint-Exupry
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Childhood favourite. I could never get enough of this book, still can‘t. Really changes your view of life which is why it‘s such a great story

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Tmoriarty
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Very sweet story

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Dilara
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I‘ve just finished Joann Sfar‘s new take on The Little Prince. I liked the art very much, and it was certainly very brave of him to redraw the prince, as the original illustrations are so well-loved, but I‘m probably too old and jaded to fully enjoy the story.

Look what I found - my mum‘s 1954 vinyl, Read by Gérard Philippe!

rwmg Apparently the most translated book in the world, into 380 languages: https://bookriot.com/most-translated-books/ 10mo
Dilara @rwmg Quite impressive! Thanks for the link 😀 10mo
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TH3F4LC0N
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It‘s been a long time since I last wept - not cried, but wept - but this book fixed that real quick. It took me half an hour to read the last 10 pages, because of the tears. Literally just sat and sobbed after finishing it. This book needs to be read, because it reminds us what‘s really important in life. So I‘d just like to say thank you, Mr. Saint-Exupery. Your book truly brightened my life. (And broke my heart!)

Cathythoughts 💔 11mo
WJCintron Your review of the book is so relatable. I read this one in school. It was mandatory. I LOVED it, and also cried. I need to re-read it, now that I'm an adult, but because I know I'll cry a LOT, I've been avoiding it. lol
I'm glad you loved it so much. I can't agree more with what you said at the end.
Did you watch the TV show? It was a cartoon. Not the movie, but the old TV show. Beautiful work that stays with you for a lifetime.
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TH3F4LC0N Thnx! I‘m glad to see this book seems to have the same effect on everyone who reads it! And no, I haven‘t seen any of the adaptations of it; I‘ve heard the Netflix movie is good tho. I‘ll have to check out the tv show. 10mo
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TH3F4LC0N
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Just bought this the other day. I‘ve heard it‘ll make you cry. Can anybody verify? Really looking forward to reading it! 🙂

GondorGirl I cry every time I read this one. 🧡 12mo
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hannah-leeloo
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❤❤❤ #litsylove

tpixie My favorite book 📚! 🤴🏻 ✈️ ☄️ 🌹 🐍 🦊 12mo
hannah-leeloo One of mine too @tpixie a fantastic story for the kids too ❤ 12mo
tpixie @hannah-leeloo yes! I just bought the audio of … because it had hints of the Prince & the fox. But my sister says the book has photos, so I might have to get the real book. I can‘t find it at the library. 12mo
hannah-leeloo Oh I've heard of this. I'll have a look for it too 🤗 @tpixie 12mo
tpixie @hannah-leeloo ❤️ 12mo
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Bookgirl
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Sweet children‘s story with a lovely message for all ages. Glad I finally got this one read!

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eeclayton
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The Little Prince, with Hungary vs Portugal in the background
#CuriousCovers #stars
#euro2020
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Great choice 🌟👏🏻📚 12mo
nanuska_153 One of my favourites ♥️ 12mo
eeclayton @nanuska_153 I keep coming back to it too ❤️ 12mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ✨📚✨ 12mo
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saudade_senorita
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Absolutely loved this short, heartwarming read! Life lessons, melancholic moments!

wanderinglynn Have you watched the 2015 animated adaptation? It was very well done. 14mo
saudade_senorita @wanderinglynn oh, I haven't heard of that! Will try and find it! Thank you for telling me! 😁 14mo
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Whalien99
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4 stars

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WormForWords
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This is my most favourite book of all time! I reread it all of the time. It is beautiful and magical with such a great message woven into it. It is the most meaningful book I‘ve ever read and I recommend it to all grown ups! I have several copies that I‘ve written and highlighted in and my most special copy.

Cathythoughts The Little Prince❤️ 1y
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freeatlast1137
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A pilot meets a little prince.

Cute little book.

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keepingupwiththepenguins
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The Little Prince has a strange history (like most classic children‘s books). The author, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, was a French aviator, childless, and (at the time of writing) living under war-time exile. How he managed to write and illustrate such a perennially popular moral allegory, a “spiritual biography”, under those circumstances, I‘ll never know… Full review: https://keepingupwiththepenguins.com/the-little-prince-antoine-de-saint-exupery/

Crazeedi One of my all time quotes is from this beautiful book 1y
Cathythoughts ❤️💔 1y
KCofKaysville @keepingupwiththepenguins I need to read it again. It's been awhile. I have a French copy too so maybe I can learn a little French while doing it! 1y
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AvidReader25
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I love this book and rereading the new Folio edition with commentary was a treat. Unfortunately my 1-yr-old decided to color on the cover. 🤦‍♀️

The irony is not lost on me that the book my daughter chose to drawn on is one about child-like innocence and seeing the value in the invisible things you see with your heart, not the physical. Appropriate, no?

wanderinglynn Love this story. 1y
TheBookHippie One of my favorites! 1y
AvidReader25 @TheBookHippie @wanderinglynn It‘s a wonderful one! 1y
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Cortg
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Waiting for the kiddos to wake up this morning and slipped into The Little Prince‘s story. I enjoyed revisiting this story and enjoyed the illustrations but I felt the story was a little lost in the graphic novel format.

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Cathythoughts
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Thanks @Andrew65 for the tag 👍🏻✨

#FridayFeelings @Cuilin

Two books that come to mind quickly would be

....The Little Prince , Antoine de Saint-Exupery

... A Fine Balance , Rohinton Mistry
❤️💔 Two heartbreakers

I tag all who‘d like to join in !

Cuilin @Cathythoughts A few have mentioned the Little Prince. Definitely a tear jerker. Have you seen the new animated movie? 2y
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Ncostell
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I started to translate this in my French class in high school but I didn‘t get very far. Many years after that attempt I have finally read this book (in English). Learning of Saint-Exupery‘s history made the reading even more poignant. This is a lovely gem of a book and I am so glad that I finally got to it. I think I wouldn‘t have appreciated it as much having read it as a teenager as I have now with years of adulthood, love and loss behind me.

kspenmoll Lovely review! I have yet to read this. 2y
Scochrane26 I didn‘t appreciate it as much when I read it in French class, but it‘s become one of my favorites now. And I agree about Saint-Exupery‘s history. (edited) 2y
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The narrator‘s English accent was amazing. What a sad ending though ☹️.. a somber feel to the narration and such loneliness oozed from the story..

THAT WHICH IS IMPORTANT IS INVISIBLE TO THE EYES, ONE CAN ONLY SEE CLEARLY AND TRUELY FROM THE HEART 💓

Cathythoughts ❤️💔 2y
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eeclayton
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#3books #Ivereread
Ripley's Game is the only Ripley book apart from The Talented Mr Ripley that I re-read, but sooner or later I plan to re-read the entire series in the correct order.
The Little Prince 💕 I lost count how many times I've read it 😊
A kőszívű ember fiai (The Baron's Sons) was required reading at primary school, I re-read it in my twenties, and understood and appreciated it so much more.
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚👍🏻 2y
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AllisonM89
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#3books #ivereadinaday
The Little Prince
A Christmas Carol
The Tombs of Atuan

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“It‘s the time you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important”