Liana Cafolla

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - HK | CULTURE -

taught me so much that (I feel) this book is re­ally ap­pli­ca­ble to our daily lives,” she says.

It’s def­i­nitely a book for adults, adds Lui, de­spite the child-like draw­ings and the ap­par­ent sim­plic­ity in the story. The book is a source of ba­sic truths that chil­dren know. “When we grow up, we for­get,” she says. “So it’s a kind of re­minder for adults.”

As for the an­swers to those im­por­tant ques­tions that the book comes up with, Lui has a fa­vorite. It’s a line the Fox tells the Lit­tle Prince: “The most beau­ti­ful things in the world can­not be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”

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