In Search Of The Little Prince: The Story Of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

In Search of the Little PrinceIn 1942,  Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote the beloved classic, The Little Prince. This picture book biography follows “Tonio” (what Saint-Exupéry is called in the book)  as he grows up to be a man who is fascinated by flying. Tonio becomes interested in writing when he is incapable of flying a plane any longer. He finds a new way to journey to far away places through his writing. The book features photographs of  Antoine at the beginning of the book, text explaining the inspiration for The Little Prince, and full-page illustrations with a lush palette of colors showcasing the vivid dreams and imagination of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s world. ema
Title: In Search Of The Little Prince: The Story Of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Author: Bimba Landmann
Illustrator
: Bimba Landmann
Publisher
: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Copyright: 2014
Original Language
: Italian
Translator
: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Original Title: Antoine de Saint-Expéry in cerca del piccolo principe
Original Publisher
: Edizioni ARKA S.r.l., Via Raffaello Sanzio
Original Copyright: 2013
ISBN
: 978-0-8028-5435-3
Hardcover pages: 34
Age range
: 6 up
Genre
: Nonfiction Picture Book 
Book setting
: France, Africa, and  New York
Author’s ethnicity: Italian
Author’s residence
: Milan
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Italian
Illustrator’s residence
: Milan
Awards: A 2015 Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year
Subjects
: Air Pilots, Arts, Biography, French Authors, Writers

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