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The Little Prince Graphic Novel

Illustrated by Joann Sfar

9780547338026

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Available: 10/01/10
7.13 x 9.25 · 112 pages
9780547338026
CDN $27.99 · cl

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

illustrated by Joann Sfar



For over sixty-five years Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince has captured the hearts and minds of its readers. The whimsical story with a fairy tale touch has sold over 80 million copies in 230 languages. This exciting graphic adaptation features beautiful, new artwork by Joann Sfar. Hand-chosen by Saint-Exupery's French publishers for his literary style and sensitivity to the original, Sfar has endeavored to recreate this beloved story, both honoring the original and stretching it to new heights. A vibrant, visual gift for longtime fans and those experiencing the story for the first time.

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY, the Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey . In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.


Joann Sfar is a French comic artist and author of The Rabbi's Cat, Little Vampire Goes to School (a New York Times best-seller), and the Eisner Award-winning Little Vampire Does Kung Fu! He was awarded the Rene Goscinny Award for young comics in 1998 and has continued to garner international critical praise. He was nominated for a 2007 Ignatz Award for Best Series. His original French edition of The Little Prince graphic novel was released in 2007.

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