Thursday, November 29, 2018
#tbt: The Little Prince by Antoine Saint-Exupéry
The Little Prince 75th Anniversary Edition by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, October, 2018. 9781328479754.
#tbt features The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. This novella was originally published in France in 1943. It is narrated by someone called the Pilot who crash landed in a desert and meets a strange assortment of beings. It is supposedly the most widely translated (300 languages) and best selling book of all time. It has been adapted for film, as well as a graphic novel and pop-up book. Tragically, the author, who was also an aviator was shot down over the African front in 1944. He was forty-four-years-old.