Moleskine®, publisher of legendary notebooks, is pleased to announce a new 2011 limited-edition notebook collection commemorating one of the most well-loved literary icons of the 20th century: Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince).
Featuring exclusive cover art, Le Petit Prince is available in a variety of sizes and rule types to accommodate any Moleskine devotee: pocket, large, plain, ruled.
The Le Petit Prince special edition, features a customized cover, paper band and inside cover with art from the book. Small details capture the magic and idealism of the story. A custom "In case of loss" message reads "In case of loss, return to planet..." and "As a reward, my secret about...".
Each Le Petit Prince special edition comes with a cut out scene from the story tucked away in the rear notebook pocket. The pocket size notebook includes a globe-shaped cut-out of the Prince enjoying a "perpetual sunset" on his home planet. The large size notebook includes a 3D landscape where the Prince meets the fox and tames him.
Le Petit Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is the story of an aviator who has crashed in the Sahara desert where he meets the Prince. As the aviator learns the story of the Prince the reader meets a series of fantastic characters and is inspired by subtle insights into human nature. The novella was originally published in 1943 and has become one of the most beloved and bestselling books of all time. It has been translated into more that 190 languages and has sold more than 80 million copies worldwide.