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The Little Prince

The Little Prince
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
ISBN 13: 9780156012195
ISBN 10: 156012197
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 2000-05-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
List Price: $11.00

Celebrating sixty years of essential wisdom from the Little Prince and his friends with an elegant, collectible gift edition

Publishers Weekly

Young Osment (The Sixth Sense; Pay It Forward) again proves his mettle as an actor, giving voice to the Little Prince in this crisp, full-cast production of the literary classic. He approaches the role with a gentleness and sensitivity that touches the heart and never sounds maudlin. As the pilot whose plane has crashed in the Sahara, Gere plays it low-key, creating a perfect partner for Osment's interplanetary-traveling, wise-beyond-his-years prince. Gere expresses just the right mix of amusement and bewilderment as the prince interrupts the pilot's efforts to repair his plane with a request that he draw a sheep. The adept performances capture the timeless nature of Saint-Exup ry's fable about how a child sees the important things in life much more clearly than many adults do. All ages. (Dec.) FYI: Last year marked the 100th anniversary of Saint-Exup ry's birth. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.