A thought-inducing, sad, and wonderful short book. I‘ll certainly have to read it a few more times.
This whole page about the warfare between the sheep and the flowers has always been my favourite in all literature, the previous page starts it with: "The flowers have been growing thorns for millions of years. For millions of years the sheep have been eating them just the same. And it is not a matter of consequence to try to understand why the flowers go to so much trouble to grow thorns which are never of any use to them?..."
#7days7books Day 1
Presenting books that changed me or left a deep impression on me.
And 58 minutes later I have finished off this book. I found it delightful, and could image it being a beautiful book to read with children, but I don‘t think I‘d read it again solo. 🦊
6hours 36minutes for both readathons!
“It is only with ones heart that one can see clearly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
“ For what you have tamed , you are responsible forever “
They say good to read this one as a child , an adolescent, & a grown up. I havnt read this in many years. Such a bitter sweet beautiful story , heartbreaking , I love that Little Prince ♥️💔