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The Little Prince: Official Site

Find all kinds of info, games, pictures, and facts on the official site, which is also available in French, and start downloading Little Prince-related stuff to your heart’s content.

LePetitPrince.Net

“RenardBleu”’s fan site is available in both English and Japanese, with lots of fun pages to explore.

Pick a Language

This thorough German site has comparisons of The Little Prince in 160-plus languages.

Movies and TV

The Little Prince (1974)

This classic version, directed by Stanley Donen, includes Bob Fosse as the Snake and Gene Wilder as the Fox. Here’s the trailer

The Little Prince (1978)

This Japanese TV show, aka "Hoshi no Ojisama Puchi Puransu," ran for 11 episodes.

The Little Prince (2014)

Watch this space for a new cartoon version of The Little Prince, scheduled for theaters in 2014.

Articles and Interviews

“A Grounded Soul: Saint-Exupéry in New York”

This 1993 New York Times article by Stacy Shiff (a pretty famous biographer who’s also written about Cleopatra) has tons of info about Saint-Exupéry’s life while he was writing The Little Prince.

Following Footsteps

Sometimes we forget that Saint-Exupéry spent time in the good old USA, as well as his native France. Learn about a walking tour that took 80s readers through Saint-Exupéry’s New York City.

Video

Lots of Birds, One Stone

The book’s official site brings together a bunch of video clips from the different performance versions of The Little Prince—check ’em all out without leaving your desk.

Opera, Take 2

Stuck on Little Prince and singing? This New York Times article by Kathryn Shattuck describes some of the inspirations for the operatic version.

Audio

Listen to The Little Prince

Richard Gere and Haley Joel Osment head the vocal cast in this version. Yeah.

The Little Prince: The Opera

Rachel Portman composed this opera based on the book. The Little Musical Prince, eh?

Images

The Men the Prince Meets

On this short summary page, you can see color versions of portraits of all the guys the prince meets (the king, the businessman, etc).

Cover Central

Check out several of the covers for The Little Prince, in a variety of languages.

Something Wonderful This Way Comes?

In xkcd’s The Little Prince-themed comic strip, an asteroid is headed our way. (Uh-oh.)

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