Beloved by generations of reader, the classic is about friendship, love, and life. It is one of the most-translated and best-selling books ever published.
The Little Prince, first published in April 1943, in New York, is a novella, the most famous work of French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The novella has been voted the best book of the 20th century in France.
The Little Prince is philosophical tale, with humanist values, shared from one generation to another for more than 75 years. It has been translated into 300 languages and dialects (as well as Braille), selling nearly two million copies annually with sales totaling over 140 million copies worldwide.
Since its first publication in the United States, it has been adapted to numerous art forms and media, including audio recordings, radio plays, live stage, film, television, ballet, and operatic works.