The Little Prince

Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405216340

Category: Children's stories

Page: 83

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An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.

The Little Prince

Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Publisher: Clarion Books

ISBN: 9780156012195

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 83

View: 3479


An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life. Howard's new translation of this beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupery's unique, gifted style. Color and b&w illustrations.

The Little Prince

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

Publisher: Collector's Library

ISBN: 9781909621558

Category:

Page: 136

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"The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart."After crash-landing in the Sahara Desert, a pilot encounters a little prince who is visiting Earth from his own planet. Their strange and moving meeting illuminates for the aviator many of life's universal truths, as he comes to learn what it means to be human from a child who is not.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's delightful book has been translated into over 180 languages and sold over 80 million copies. This Macmillan Collector's Library edition features a specially commissioned new translation by Ros and Chloe Schwarz, as well as the charming original illustrations by Saint-Exupéry himself, coloured by Barbara Frith, one of England's leading colourists. It's a book that will enchant both children and adults alike.

The Little Prince

Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,General Press

Publisher: GENERAL PRESS

ISBN: 9387669661

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 118

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First published in 1943, The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry has been translated into more than 250 languages, becoming a global phenomenon. The Sahara desert is the scenery of Little Prince’s story. The narrator’s plane has crashed there and he has scarcely some food and water to survive. Trying to comprehend what caused the crash, the Little Prince appears. The serious blonde little boy asks to draw him a sheep. The narrator consents to the strange fellow’s request. They soon become friends and the Little Prince informs the pilot that he is from a small planet, the asteroid 325, talks to him about the baobabs, his planet volcanoes and the mysterious rose that grew on his planet. He also talks to him about their friendship and the lie that evoked his journey to other planets. Often puzzled by the grown-ups’ behavior, the little traveler becomes a total and eternal symbol of innocence and love, of responsibility and devotion. Through him we get to see how insightful children are and how grown-ups aren’t. Children use their heart to feel what’s really important, not the eyes. Heart-breaking, funny and thought-provoking, it is an enchanting and endlessly wise fable about the human condition and the power of imagination. A book about both childhood and adulthood, it can be read as a parable, a war story, a classic children's fairy-tale, and many more things besides: The Little Prince is a book for everyone; after all, all grown-ups were children once.

The Little Prince (ESL/EFL Version with Audio)

Author: Qiliang Feng

Publisher: 百萬英語閱讀計劃

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 139

View: 1849


This is Book 6, Collection III, of the Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) readers. It is suitable for learners with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words. Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) is a reading project for ESL/EFL learners at the elementary level (with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words). In two years, for about fifteen minutes each day, an ESL/EFL learner can read one million words, and reach the upper-intermediate level, gaining a vocabulary of about 3,500 words and a large number of expressions. Text Information Readability | 82.6 Total word count | 16260 Words beyond 1500 | 1013 Unknown word percentage (%) | 6.23 Unknown headword occurrence | 2.98 Unknown words that occur 5 times or more | 40 Unknown words that occur 2 times or more | 151 Synopsis The narrator, an airplane pilot, crashes in the Sahara desert. His plane is badly damaged and he has very little food or water. At this time, the little prince comes to him. He is a very serious little boy who asks the narrator to draw him a sheep. The narrator agrees, and the two become friends. The pilot learns that the little prince comes from a small planet. The little prince passes by neighboring asteroids and meets various people, a king, a vain man, a drunkard, a businessman, a lamplighter, a geographer and so on. After staying on the earth for a year, the little prince decides to return to his planet, so he asks the poisonous snake for help…. This book is rewritten from “Little Prince” by the French author Antoine de Saint Exupéry (1900-1944). It is the third most-translated book in the world and one of the best-selling books ever published.

The Little Prince

Author: Antoine de Saint−Exupery

Publisher: Aegitas

ISBN: 0369406370

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 65

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The Little Prince and nbsp;(French: and nbsp;Le Petit Prince) is a and nbsp;novella and nbsp;by French aristocrat, writer, and aviator and nbsp;Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. It was first published in English and French in the US by and nbsp;Reynal and amp; Hitchcock and nbsp;in April 1943, and posthumously in France following the and nbsp;liberation of France and nbsp;as Saint-Exupéry's works had been banned by the and nbsp;Vichy Regime. The story follows a young prince who visits various planets in space, including Earth, and addresses themes of loneliness, friendship, love, and loss. Despite its style as a children's book, and nbsp;The Little Prince and nbsp;makes observations about life, adults and human nature. The Little Prince and nbsp;became Saint-Exupéry's most successful work, selling an estimated 140 million copies worldwide, which makes it one of the and nbsp;best-selling and nbsp;and and nbsp;most translated books and nbsp;ever published. and nbsp;It has been translated into 301 languages and dialects. and nbsp;The Little Prince and nbsp;has been adapted to numerous art forms and media, including audio recordings, radio plays, live stage, film, television, ballet, and opera.

The Little Prince for Young Children

Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781645740124

Category:

Page: 42

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Follow The Little Prince as he travels from Asteroid B-612 to Planet Earth. This re-telling of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic novella focuses on the Little Prince's relationships with the people and places he comes across on his adventure. Illustrations from the original work are joined by new designs, showing the Little Prince as he flies his plane, watches the sunset with the Fox, and spends time with his beloved Rose. "The Little Prince for Young Children" also provides a learning opportunity, with the original French text accompanying each English paragraph.

小王子=THE LITTLE PRINCE

Author: (法)安托万·德·圣埃克苏佩里著

Publisher: BEIJING BOOK CO. INC.

ISBN: 7205098890

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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本书作为我社“最经典英语文库”第13辑中的一种,精选由法国著名作家安托万·德·圣·埃克苏佩里的经典作品《小王子》。作品讲述了小王子从自己星球出发前往地球的过程中,所经历的各种历险。作者以小王子的孩子式的眼光,透视出成人的空虚、盲目,愚妄和死板教条,用浅显天真的语言写出了人类的孤独寂寞、没有根基随风流浪的命运。同时,也表达出作者对金钱关系的批判,对真善美的讴歌。小王子的形象中也有着淡淡的哀愁和忧郁。作者笔下流露出对社会一些丑恶现象尖刻的讽刺和批判,这是作者此间心情的宣泄。

Summary of The Little Prince

Author: N.A

Publisher: MIndBuilders Summaries

ISBN: N.A

Category: Study Aids

Page: 7

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A pilot stuck in the desert wakes up one morning to find the most remarkable little fellow standing before him. "Please draw me a sheep," the prince requests. And the pilot understands that when life's events become too complex to comprehend, the only option is to surrender to their mystery. He takes out a pencil and a piece of paper. And so starts this insightful and beautiful fable, which has permanently changed the world for its readers by revealing the secret of what is truly important in life. During the next days, the little prince tells the story of his life while the narrator tries to repair his plane. The young prince explains his tiny home planet, a small asteroid with three volcanoes and a variety of vegetation. This charming children's fable delivers meaningful observations on life and human nature. The Little Prince is one of the most widely read and cherished stories among children and adults alike. It will captivate the hearts of readers of all ages as the definitive edition of a worldwide classic. The Little Prince is a touching story about friendship, love, and grief written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a French aviator. It was chosen the best book of the twentieth century in France when it was first released in French as Le Petit Prince. This study guide includes: • A synopsis of the story's plot • Key ideas and motifs • Questions for more thought Disclaimer: This is a summary of the book, not the original book, and contains opinions about the book. It is not affiliated in any way with the original author.

Colin and the Little Prince

Author: Merv Lambert

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1781661677

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 54

View: 6325


Read how Mr. Jellysox got his strange name, how Billy gets into a lot of trouble at school but how M, his invisible emu, helps him to get out of a tricky situation involving a large beaker of water and some unpleasant Sixth Formers. Also see how M spooks the culprits. Moreover, who is the Sixth Musketeer? Olivia takes on the role as Olivier, and as Colin’s trainee musketeer defeats the second best swordsman in the whole of France. Finally on a speeding express train Olivia and Colin prevent Princess Katrina and her brother Peter from being kidnapped, whilst Colin and M divert the train elsewhere. As expected, in every story in which he appears M never misses a chance to produce his own brand of comical antics.