Perfect Books for the Post-LITTLE PRINCE Blues

Article by Danielle

We’re so excited about our 75th anniversary celebration for THE LITTLE PRINCE this Saturday at 2pm! We have a whole bunch of cool surprises up our sleeves for the big day, and children of all ages are welcome to join in the fun. But what about what about AFTER we’ve blown your child’s mind with Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s whimsical tale? Here are a few carefully selected books sure to ease the inevitable comedown. -Mary

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ISBN: 9780375831980
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2013

Reading Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli's HOKEY POKEY is like playing hopscotch in the country of your child's imagination. This Bildungsroman, which is significantly more upbeat than Saint-Exupery’s classic, will inspire young readers who enjoyed the fantastical language and situations of THE LITTLE PRINCE.

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ISBN: 9780061962790
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - January 2nd, 2013

Ten-year-old Há's journey from Saigon to the United States after the Vietnam War is told entirely in Lai’s beautiful verse in this Newbery Honor/National Book Award winner. The chance to explore a rich new world and the unexpected humor of Lai’s poetry will appeal to PRINCE fanatics.

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By John Matthews, Pavel Tatarnilov (Illustrator)
Unavailable from Brazos Bookstore
ISBN: 9781846864711
Availability: Out of Print - Not Available for Order
Published: Barefoot Books - October 1st, 2010

Who is to become the next king of Albion? Whoever pulls the sword from the stone, of course. The same exciting swashbuckling adventure of THE LITTLE PRINCE, but this one’s the Original!

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