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A new activity book for german kids !


Friendz, a German publisher, has released a new album, with various activities around the Little Prince’s adventures.

The book includes coloring, creative games and a double page of stickers.

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To purchase the album


The Little Prince and the planet of Coppelius, the new comic book !


The american publisher Lerner announced the release of the new Little Prince comic book, The Planet of Coppelius !

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In this new adventure of the Little Prince, our hero encounters people full of colors who despairs at the stubbornness of their leader …

On the solarians’planet, the sun is so dazzling that people lose their color and eventually all look alike. To remedy this, the king of color, Coppelius, regularly orgnize a Grand Coloring Ceremony. The solarians are waiting impatiently, eager to find their identities. But this time, Coppelius seems absorbed by an other project …  Little Prince and Fox travel to the land of darkness and encounter strange creatures that will help them understand the secret of colors.

Find the latest Little Prince comic book here and all the collection on the Lerner website.

 


The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


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Peter Sís is a worldwide known author and illustrator. He has created a beautiful album about Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s life.

« When I was about 12 or 13, my father gave me The Little Prince. He was making sure that I knew it was a special book. I’d seen the name of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, but to me it seemed a very French name and I was not excited about him as a person. I just read the book, and it was a life-changing experience, because I was in this little country, which was sort of closed and dark, and all of a sudden there was this book which was telling me how wonderful life can be or will be…. » Peter Sis for Publisher Weekly

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At the turn of the last century, was born a boy with blond hair , who would become a great adventurer …
In this time of great discoveries , we dreamed new inventions. While we were witnessing the beginnings of Aviation , Antoine already built , at the age of twelve years old, his own flying machine … And even if it did not work, it did not discourage !
Abounding in this album that caters to both children and adults , Peter Sis tells the story of this little boy who wants to realize his dream of flying. We follow , step by step , his first steps in Aeropostale, being a mechanic engineer before becoming a pilot , and we discover his unusual life . From meetings and trips that have build him, to the Second World War during which he disappeared , the magnificent and captivating boards by Peter Sis immerse ourselves completely in the life of this great aviator, who loved to read and write as he flew …

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Peter Sis , painter, illustrator, writer and filmmaker , grew in Prague where he studied at the Arts Academy. After studying at the Royal College of Art of London, he moved to the United States. He lives in New York with his wife and their two children.
His albums have received numerous awards , such as the Andersen Prize for all of his work at the Bologna Book Fair 2012, Le Prix des Sorcières for Madlenka, the Montreuil Book Fair award for The Three Golden Keys of Prague, the Grand Prix of Bologna ( category nonfiction ) for The Tree of Life , Charles Darwin, and The Wall,my childhood behind the Iron Curtain, has received the prestigious Caldecott medal in the United States .
Peter Sis has also created a monumental Aubusson tapestry in honor of the Irish poet and Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney , to answer a demand of U2, Paul Simon and Amnesty International , which adorns the Dublin Airport since April.

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253 translations of the Little Prince


Thanks to Jean Marc Probst Foundation, we now know exactly how many translations of the Little Prince are existing!

There are therefore 248 translations of the work, and 5 are ongoing : 253 languages ​​and dialects.

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The list will soon be available on the website of the Foundation JMProbst.

In the meantime, have fun discovering rare versions or dialects here!


The Little Prince phenomenon in pictures


When talking about the Little Prince with a friend, we sometimes confine ourselves to the book or perhaps a show we have seen. Ever since the story was first published, however, the Little Prince has been speaking to the hearts of readers the world over. Read more…


Sfar’s Little Prince in folio format


After the initial triumphal release in France and several translations around the world, Joann Sfar’s adaptation of The Little Prince is now out in folio. The 2008 edition of Joann Sfar’s graphic novel was a hardback version, made for the shelter of a library shelf, but this new format is ideal for carrying around wherever you go. Read more…


Seen at Montparnasse station


The Little Prince is everywhere this autumn! Read more…


Success: the Little Prince pop-up books !


The giant pop-up book goes from strength to strength in 2011, adding to its already phenomenal success! Since it was first published in 2009, it has sold no fewer than 60,000 copies in France (and over 300,000 worldwide). Read more…


The works of Saint-Exupéry: timeless bestsellers


Grown-ups like numbers and, for once, so do we! In his book on the centenary of publishing house Gallimard, Alban Cerisier devotes several pages to the awards garnered by works published by the house, and in particular a top 50 of bestsellers. Read more…


Gallimard celebrates its centenary!


Everyone in France is familiar with the ivory cover and its edging of fine black and double red lines, marked with the initials NRF (Nouvelle Revue Française). The Blanche collection first saw the light of day in 1911, Read more…