The Little Prince (ESL/EFL Version)

ebook Million-Word Reading Projecct Collection III

By Qiliang Feng

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This is Book 7, Collection III, of the Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) readers. It is suitable for learners with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words.
Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) is a reading project for ESL/EFL learners at the elementary level (with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words). In two years, for about fifteen minutes each day, an ESL/EFL learner can read one million words, and reach the upper-intermediate level, gaining a vocabulary of about 3,500 words and a large number of expressions.

[Text Information]
Readability | 82.58
Total word count | 16260
Words beyond 1500 | 1013
Unknown word percentage (%) | 6.23
Unknown headword occurrence | 2.98
Unknown words that occur 5 times or more | 40
Unknown words that occur 2 times or more | 151

The narrator, an airplane pilot, crashes in the Sahara desert. His plane is badly damaged and he has very little food or water. At this time, the little prince comes to him. He is a very serious little boy who asks the narrator to draw him a sheep. The narrator agrees, and the two become friends. The pilot learns that the little prince comes from a small planet.
The little prince passes by neighboring asteroids and meets various people, a king, a vain man, a drunkard, a businessman, a lamplighter, a geographer and so on.
After staying on the earth for a year, the little prince decides to return to his planet, so he asks the poisonous snake for help....
This book is rewritten from "Little Prince" by the French author Antoine de Saint Exupéry (1900-1944). It is the third most-translated book in the world and one of the best-selling books ever published.

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The Little Prince (ESL/EFL Version)