The Little Prince holds a unique place in the world of literature. With guidance from the original
watercolors, the story is straightforward. A young traveler visits several planets, including earth.
On these planets he meets grownups, who don't make sense, and eventually the author, who has
crash-landed in the Sahara desert. Along the way he makes friends and discovers the meaning
of love. Throughout are the themes of imagination, loneliness, and remembrance. With clear and
succinct prose that hews to the original while avoiding becoming awkward and obscure, after
80 years, this new translation makes the work come alive.
"The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times"Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune