The Little Prince is back
This book talks about a mystery, of a long day in the desert, of a man who has not stopped being a child, of a drawing that perhaps was much more, of what our heart hides and what we do not allow to come out, of friendship, of hope, of the strange adventure that is life and our journey through it... Dive into its pages and discover that anything can become real if you believe in it.
Written by María Jesús Alvarado
Photos of Teresa Correa
Size: 15.50x22.50 cm
Binding: Rustic with flaps
(1 story with 8 photographs)
(Price without VAT €16.30)
Presentation of The Little Prince is back
The presentation of The little prince is back in Madrid, in the Tuiza tent of the Palacio de Cristal del Retiro, has been discussed news for its closeness to the history of the Saharawi people.
A journey to discover
Article from Diario Canarias 7 in which they review our editorial novelty.
A book lasts what remains in memory...
A few words from Gonzalo Moure about The Little Prince is back
"A book lasts for as long as it remains in the remains in the memory, and weighs what occupies in the heart. The latest book by María Jesús Alvarado, The Little Prince is back, can be read within thirty minutes, and it remains in the memory and in the heart forever. It will make lovers of Saint-Exupéry's original book even more passionate about it because they always want (we want) more. It will also make more passionate, if possible, those wo love the desert because it takes place in Western Sahara, where Saint-Exupéry wrote the book when his plane broke down. I have always thought that the French writer achieved his masterpiece when he was not aiming for anything, when he wrote (and drew) directly from life to heart, without any calculation. The same happened to María Jesús, who when she was living it, did not even realize how important what she was experiencing was. One night under the stars, next to a man who lived alone in the desert "waiting for a friend". Only years later, when that meeting came back to him again and again, did he realize that memory was asking him to "write it down." And so it did, at last, breaking down the barrier between what is real and what we feel is real. I will reveal no more. I will only say that it is amazing, that it is one of the books that have most impressed me in my entire life. And that knowing, being a friend of María Jesús (bubishera too), doesn't influence me in saying so, just as it wouldn't have influenced me if it was the opposite: I didn't know Sain-Exupéry either, I wished, and I feel as if the two were the same book, the same miracle of words that can light a fire in your heart: the mystery of literature."
Gonzalo Moure Trenor
"The Little Prince is back is a delicious surprise
that proposes a spiritual journey to the heart of the Sahara..."
In the cultural blog of Eduardo García Rojas, you can read an opinion about
our book with which we strongly agree.
Promotion from The Little Prince is back in Chile
During this month of March, the editor Ana Cristina Herreros and the writer María Jesús Alvarado have been in Chile presenting The Little Prince is back.
Review on the Biblioabrazo blog
A very good way to understand the book, its emotional connection with The Little Prince or some biographical aspects of the author.
María Jesús Alvarado
Born in the Canary Islands, she spent her childhood and adolescence in the Sahara. A professional clinical psychologist, she has been involved in literature since she was very young, as well as in cinema and theatre more recently.
She is the author of the books: Luck Mulana (2002), Strange Stay (2006), Accidental Geography (2010), South of Zagora (2010), Truk Island (2011), Sorimba (2012) and Cracks (2012).
Since 2001 she has been the chief editor of the independent publishing house Puentepalo.
She is the scriptwriter and director of the documentaries: The Sahara Gate (2006. Award for Best Historiographic Contribution in Memorimage-07), The letter from Chadad (2006), Dancing in time (2009) and Pilar Rey, passion for theatre (2013).
Since 2008 she has directed the theatre company La Fanfarlo.
She is part of the Bubisher group, writers for the Sahara, from which the start-up and operation of libraries in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria are promoted, and they carry out actions to bring the Saharawi culture and its authors closer to the rest of the world.
With Libros de las Malas Compañías she has also published the following titles:
She is a sociologist by training and a photographer by profession.
For more than 15 years, she has participated in collective photography exhibitions, such as those in Havana, Miami, Bamako and Seoul. She has also exhibited individually in Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and Havana. Her photographs illustrate books such as Crossing (Contemporary African Art), Woman's Smile, Residents of Memory, Weaving Myths, Literature and women, Strange rooms, Doña Beatriz de Bobadilla and The little prince is back. She has also made films, such as the documentary Maud, the two that cross each other, Isolated (in collaboration with the filmmaker Miguel García Morales), The Sahara Gate (in collaboration with María Jesús Alvarado), and video art, such as Me as landscape, and Weights and Measures. She has also given directing workshops in Bamako and Gran Canaria.