The Little Prince Graphic Novel

By Antoine de Saint-Exupery; Joann Sfar; Joann Sfar (Illustrator)
(Harcourt Brace and Company, Hardcover, 9780547338026, 112pp.)

Publication Date: October 2010

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Description
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. Avibrant, visualgift for longtime fans and those experiencing the story for the first time.



About the Author
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 most recently nominated for a 2007Ignatz Award for Best Series. His original French edition of The Little Prince graphic novel was released in 2007.

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 most recently nominated for a 2007Ignatz Award for Best Series. His original French edition of The Little Prince graphic novel was released in 2007.
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