It is with a great pleasure that we are adding the Little Prince series of ornaments to our site.
The Little Prince book written in the midst of the Second World War in New York, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The French aristocratic author, and pioneering aviator. The book has become an instant classic. It has been translated into more than 250 languages, and more than 70 years after it was first published it still sell over a million copies a year. The story of the Little Prince who wondered away from his tiny volcanic planet, and landed in the Sahara desert, where he meet the book author whose plane was forced to land there due to a mechanical problem. They spend a few days together, and the Little Prince tells the unnamed aviator about his planet, world, aspirations, struggles and difficulties. Presumably, this was a children book, but just like Hans Christian Anderson stories, it has lesson and touches the hearts of children and adults alike. Antoine de Saint-Exupery wrote the short novella and also illustrated it with charming drawings of the Little Prince, his planet, the neighboring planets, it flora and fauna.
Dapolonia.com is offering 6 glass Christmas ornaments created after the charming drawings of Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
The ornaments are the Little Prince, the iconic image that the adult think is a hat but the children see that it is a Boa digesting for 6 month the elephant it has swallowed whole. The Boa swallowing a wild beast, The Little Prince tending his garden and his beloved rose. The malicious Baobabs that are threatening to overrun the Little Prince small planet, and the Little Prince neighbor, His Majesty the King of the whole world who has got no subject, nor room on his planet for one, whose throne and long ermine coat cover the whole of his planet.