The Phenomenon

In print

After the English translation of The Little Prince was published in the USA during the Second World War, at the same time as the French text, the number of foreign language versions continued to grow from the late 1940s onwards. The Little Prince is now available in some 210 languages and dialects, and there are many languages which can boast several translations.

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Listen to The Little Prince

As a story for all ages, even children too young to read, an enormous variety of recorded versions of The Little Prince have been made; its scope for expressiveness and interpretation appeals to some of the greatest actors.

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On the big and small screen

Cinema and television have naturally kept pace with the public’s enthusiasm. The first full-length feature film dates from 1967, and was directed by Lithuania’s Arünas Zebriünas.

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On stage

The first stage adaptation of The Little Prince dates back to 1963, and was directed by Raymond Jérôme at the Théâtre des Mathurins in Paris. Since then, there have been literally hundreds of stage adaptations of the book, for everything from school plays to amateur dramatics and professional theatre companies.

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Les amis du petit prince

Around one million Japanese have so far visited the 10,000 square metre Museum of Saint-Exupéry and The Little Prince, opened in 1999 in Hakone, which recounts the life of Saint-Exupéry and his most famous character. There is also a section dedicated to The Little Prince in the Saint-Exupéry Museum in Tarfaya (Morocco).

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The Little Prince Graphic Novel

Summer 2007 : A new Little Prince lands in the cultural newsweek Telerama. It’s Joann Sfar’s Little Prince.

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« … I make you my ambassador! »

Hero of a story with a universal message, The Little Prince is now a legendary character, the symbol of a humanity that is responsible and generous, bringing a message of hope and fraternity, emblem of a spirituality that seeks out the essence of things, that which lasts, that which gives meaning.

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