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The Journey of The Little Prince

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I really appreciate the original, and while this is a fantastic way of introducing younger generations to the classic, this retelling fell a little flat for me. 

The illustrations are lovely and reminiscent of the original, but the story was lacking. It was essentially a short explanation of the narrative of the original, with prompts for reflection after the prince visits each planet. While the analysis of the prince's journey was a nice addition, I felt like the story missed the depth and sincerity of the original. 

Thank you, NetGalley and Chouette Publishing for the ARC!
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I grew up on Le Petit Prince and own the original book in several languages now, as a firm childhood favourite.

It is important to note that this is not an edition of The Little Prince so much as a prompt for parents to start conversations about the themes of the book. I would suggest that parents would want to own this in addition to the original tale.

Perhaps the book could have been a little longer or more details, but Corinne Delporte has done an exceptional good job at distilling the themes from the book and providing thoughtful prompts on how to start a learning conversation based on The Little Prince’s voyages. I would absolutely buy this, with a copy of the original, for parents of a toddler.

I received an advance copy for free from NetGalley, on the expectation that I would provide an honest review.
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This title introduces young children to the Little Prince and some of his adventures. It also encourages discussion. As an example, first the Prince visits the king. On the next page, children are asked about making decisions, being a boss and how to be a good leader. This continues as the prince meets a businessman and geographer, among others.

The illustrations are from the original work and are lovely. Some may find this book a bit heavy handed in its message but I liked it. It reflects how kids see the world.

Many thanks to NetGalley and Chouette Publishing for this title. All opinions are my own.
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One reason to procure a physical copy of this book is to be able to have stars that glow in the dark!! The Little Prince has been a childhood classic for decades and I love this companion that helps introduce the youngest readers to the magic and moral lessons from its pages.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery's exquisite original illustrations are used in this special edition. Seeing the author's art in double-page spreads will captivate readers young and old. A simplified retelling of the encounters the Prince has with various characters is offered followed by an explanation of a lesson we can learn from that person. There is also a question prompt that offers an opportunity for children to think more deeply about the lesson or to consider how that lesson applies to them.

This would make a charming book for parents to read with their children. It also has wonderful uses as an educational tool. For art, children can try their hand at copying the original drawings. Literary connections can be made by discussing other books that have characters similar to those the Prince encounters. This book would make a valuable addition to any home or school library. I highly recommend this title as it makes a wonderful classic accessible to younger audiences. 

Disclaimer: I received a free digital copy of The Journey of The Little Prince from NetGalley for the purpose of review.No other compensation was received.
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Thank you NetGalley and Chouette Publishing - CrackBoom! Books for this ARC.

Really enjoyed this short story of THE JOURNEY OF THE LITTLE PRINCE, inspired by the work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Illustrations by Antoine da Saint-Exupéry, illustrations by Corine Laforest.

Follow the Little Prince on his journey around the world, meeting people with different values and reflecting on what is important in life.

Short but inspiring for children 5 years old and over.
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I received an advance reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.

The Journey of The Little Prince is a special edition to celebrate 80 years of this book series for children. I don't recall ever reading these as a child (I'll have to ask my mum) but I really enjoyed this book and the messages it gives to children. I can see from reading this how these books have stood the test of time - the meaning and messages given through the book are just as valid and true, if not more-so, today than ever before. This is an important book for children to have access to in my opinion and I'll definitely be looking at getting one for my granddaughter. The little prince learns so many valuable things in this book about bad qualities in people such as selfishness and self-centredness, greed, obsession, and much more. My only complaint is I wish it had been a much longer book as I as an adult enjoyed the wisdom being taught across this book!
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This was a somewhat weird retelling of The Little Prince. Not really anything like the original. Also, I am not too sure I am a fan of the longish “morale” and the way the thought/conversation-provoking questions are worded here. The so-called teaching moments are way too overwhelming, and the shallowly retold storyline feels a little bit confusing if you have read the original or at least seen the cartoon.
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This short retelling isn’t what I expected, but it was still somewhat reminiscent of the original story. The book is short (12 pages) and didactic. It would be a great way to start a conversation about virtues like temperance or conscientiousness with younger ones.
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Thank you NetGalley and Chouette Publishing, CrackBoom! Books for accepting my request to read and review The Journey of The Little Prince.  

Author:  Corinne Delporte
Illustrator:  Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Translator:  Carine Laforest
Published: 04/04/23
Genre:  Children's Fiction 

A cute story with simple illustrations.  The Little Prince meets several people who explain their lives, and the prince decides what life he wants knowing we see with our hearts.  

This would make a nice gift.  I didn't find it over the top. 

I did recognize Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
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We had a good discussion about the things that are important for a happy life. 'befriends' was a good word to learn.
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It was very reminiscent of the original and gave a little bit of that book. It also gave something to think about with each planet. And gave a conversation with my kid.
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This was such a cute read and a bit of walking down memory lane as when I was about 5-6 years old, I went through a stage of loving French children's books like Barbar the Elephant, Madeline, and The Little Prince. So, it has been at least 30 years since I read the children's book but I still remembered a bit about it, mainly its distinct illustrations. The Journey of the Little Prince by Corrine Delporte is not only a special book that has glow-in-the-dark stars throughout the story. The story of the Little Prince itself has just turned 80 years old - I still find it amazing that there are books that last that length of time and on the other hand it does make me sad as I think like movies, books these days don't have the same longevity like they used to have when we were children and it could be because there are more children's picture books being published daily compared to what we had ourselves 30-35 years ago. In saying that though, there are still some pretty diamonds amongst the newly released picture books. The other thing I loved about the journey of the Little Prince was that it also touched on mindfulness as our Little Prince meets a few different kings who are vain, have all the knowledge, and are greedy and the Little Prince leaves readers with a few questions to help with their journeys of personal growth at a young readers level. This book due to the story and questions can be read at different levels and is therefore suitable for children from the age of 3- 10 years old.
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#TheJourneyofTheLittlePrince #NetGalley Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the opportunity to read and review this novel. I encourage you to check this one out! Beautiful book.
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We all know the Little Prince, I've never read the book, but I've seen the cartoons.
In this book he visits several planets, and in all of them he meets different people and who we shouldn't be. On each planet he makes a reflection, interesting for children.
I enjoyed it, it was an interesting read.
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A lovely short read for young children along with their parents! This version of The Little Prince introduces young ones to a story that is rich in metaphor, but breaks it down into manageable small pieces, with opportunity for discussion along the way. I was impressed by the way it kept the flavour of the original tale and illustrations, yet simplified and magnified the themes for easier consumption.
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Review of The Journey of The Little Prince written by Corinne Delporte, illustrated by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, translated by Carine Laforest.
This short picture book summarises the journey of the Little Prince. Every major part of the original book is presented here with a great explanation for each situation. The book also includes questions for the readers!
As a fan of the original story, I am happy there is a read which explains the story to the young readers and intrigues them with questions urging them to consider the important things in life! The language is understandable for the suitable audience and the questions are relevant to the story and easy to answer. 
I am giving this amazing read 5 out of 5 stars! I recommend this book to everyone, regardless of age, who just loves reading!
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Who doesn’t remember the little prince? Loved the reflection after each lesson the prince learns. So relatable regardless of your age.  I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.
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I absolutely loved this version of a the classic novel and cannot wait to get my hands on a copy for my library. The images are from the original, which I really liked, but it is has been rewritten as a picture book, really boiling down what can be quite a dense read into its core premise. I love the questions posed after each of the Little Prince's adventures and think this would make an excellent discussion book to use in PSHE lessons or assemblies.

If you work with children, invest in this book you will not regret it: glorious and accessible!
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The Journey of The Little Prince is a cute book. I love that it says it has stars that glow that would be seen in the book not the ebook. I am a little concerned with the small writing so can’t wait to see the actual book small writing not a problem with ebook, I like the content of the story and helps you asks questions as you are reading the book. I cannot wait to read the book with my granddaughter who will be three when the book comes out.
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This adapted, shorter version of The Little Prince is a great way to begin engaging to younger readers.
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