The National Library Board (NLB), Fondation Antoine de Saint Exupéry pour la Jeunesse, and the Embassy of France unveiled The Little Prince sculpture at the Punggol Regional Library.
Venue: Punggol Regional Library
In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the publication of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a classic tale on friendship, love, human nature and life, a sculpture of The Little Prince was unveiled at the Punggol Regional Library.
This bestselling book that has captivated readers worldwide, has been translated to over 480 languages across the globe.
Along with the sculpture and books, patrons can explore and discover more about the story and its themes with reading and learning programmes held in collaboration with the Foundation and the Embassy of France in Singapore at Punggol Regional Library. The programme highlights include:
Read-Aloud Session of The Little Prince
Dates: 11 July 2023, 1 pm
A read-aloud session of selected chapters of The Little Prince in English by Singapore actor Mr Hossan Leong and hands-on craft activities featuring characters and extracts from the book;
Augmented Reality Trail
Dates: 11 July to 30 September 2023
“Around the World with The Little Prince” interactive seven-stop augmented reality (AR) trail for patrons to explore the story’s themes together with The Little Prince and toys from the MINT Museum of Toys coming to “life”.
Patrons can also redeem limited-edition The Little Prince-themed AR cards when they borrow at least four items from the library or on the NLB Mobile app, and complete the online quiz at the AR trail, on 11, 16, 23 and 30 July 2023, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm, or while stocks last.