World Mother Language Day with the Little Prince

21, Feb, 2024

Let’s celebrate World Mother Language Day by exploring translations of Saint-Exupéry’s timeless masterpiece, Le Petit Prince. Since its original publication in English as The Little Prince, manuscripts reveal that this iconic work shares its author’s mother tongue, French. 🇫🇷

Today, The Little Prince has captured the hearts of readers around the world, being translated into over 571 languages and dialects, enabling millions to discover the life lessons of this captivating tale.

Whether it’s “El Principito” in Spanish, “Il Piccolo Principe” in Italian, “小王子” in Chinese, or “Вишка инязорнэ” in Erzya, each translation brings a new dimension to this universal story.

On this special day, let’s take the time to appreciate the linguistic richness and diversity that enriches our world.


✨ Visit Le Petit Prince Collection to discover hundreds of translations of The Little Prince book!


How do you say “The Little Prince” in your language?

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