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Publisher Description

A timeless classic.

A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. 'Please,' asks the stranger, 'draw me a sheep.' And the pilot realises that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper...

And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.

The book has been translated into more than 160 languages and, to date, has sold more than 50 million copies worldwide. It is one of the top fifty bestselling books. It has been adapted into a movie musical by Lerner and Loewe, two different operas, as well as into an animated series.

Kids & Young Adults
Humphrey Bower
hr min
April 1
Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Customer Reviews

Jus d'Orange ,

Wonderful narration; follows the Richard Howard translation

This is a wonderful story fit for children and adults alike. For those interested in using the audiobook as an aid to learning to read (for children or for adults undergoing language rehabilitation) this book follows the Richard Howard translation exactly. The Richard Howard translation was published in 2000. It is considered by many to be the best English translation of this wonderful book. There are two other English transnations of this book. The first English translation was by Katherine Woods published in 1943. The second was by Irene Testot-Ferry published in 1995.

i love this book soooo much ,

best book in the entire world

this book is fantastic

Mb1225 ,

Best audiobook ever

Best book ever and audiobook was amazing. The voice of the audiobook enhanced the story and for the first time this book left me emotionally satisfied. I've never felt this way reading a book and this changes my perspective on life. Thank you for whoever made and helped with this book.

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