The Little Prince | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of The Little Prince.
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SOURCE: A review of The Little Prince in The Horn Book Magazine, Vol. XIX, No. 3, May-June 1943, pp. 164-65.

Moore was an American librarian and author of children's story books who often wrote on the topic of children's literature. In the excerpt below, she characterizes The Little Prince as a work as applicable to adults as to children.

By one of the happy chances of advance publication, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince came to me on the eve of Hans Christian Andersen's birthday. I read it at once, not as a reviewer, but as a gift for a day which grows more significant every year that I live.

All life—its poetry and philosophy, its humor and pathos, its poverty and riches, as seen by Andersen from the earth over which he wandered more than a century ago—was the theme of those dramas in miniature: The...

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