The Little Prince

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The Little Prince

“All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.”.”But eyes are blind. You have to look with the heart.” “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.” “You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.”

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The novella is both the most read and most translated book in the French language, and was voted the best book of the 20th century in France. Translated into more than 250 languages and dialects

The Little Prince is a poetic tale self-illustrated in watercolours in which a pilot stranded in the desert meets a young prince fallen to Earth from a tiny asteroid. The story is philosophical and includes societal criticism, remarking on the strangeness of the adult world.

The most famous work of the French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900–1944).

Antoine de Saint- Exupery was a French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator. He became a laureate of several of France's highest literary awards and also won the U.S. National Book Award.[7] He is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) and for his lyrical aviation writings, including Wind, Sand and Stars and Night Flight.Saint-Exupéry was a successful commercial pilot before World War II, working airmail routes in Europe, Africa and South America.He disappeared over the Mediterranean on his last assigned reconnaissance mission in July 1944, and is believed to have died at that time.

Saint-Exupéry's novella has been adapted to various media over the decades.A film musical adaptation titled The Little Prince was made in 1974.


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