Biennial One Book celebration brings ‘The Little Prince’ to life

The Class of 2018 commenced the biennial One Book tradition with a surprise kickoff celebration in the courtyard on Tuesday, Apr. 10.

Watch the video above and look through the photo gallery below to see more from the event.

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  • Uma Halsted '18 smiles while dressed like the Little Prince during the One Book celebration in the courtyard. Halsted was one of four seniors that read a section of the book aloud to the entire school.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

  • Senior Alex Feldman plays with bubbles while dressed like an astronomer from the book. Feldman was one of the seniors who met every Monday during lunch to plan the week's festivities.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

  • Rose Shulman-Litwin '18 holds up cut-out decorations shaped like birds, which were inspired by the art on the cover of the book. All of the art from the book was also done by author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The decorations were made in the Archer IdeaLab.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

  • Kisa Rozenbaoum '18 places copies of "The Little Prince" on a table in preparation for the event. Students were welcome to read and bring home copies of the book.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

  • Senior Claire Bardin blows large bubbles while wearing a large bubble costume that represents a planet. Seniors in costumes went to each advisory to bring them to the courtyard for the celebration.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

  • Annie Friedman '24 holds up a copy of "The Little Prince" while wearing a lamb costume. Friedman acted out a part from the book by jumping out a large box during the readings.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

  • Seniors Marlena Lerner and Julianna Goldsmith pose with trays full of cookies while wearing pilot hats that were also costumes for this year's dance show. In addition to cookies, copies of the books and little scrolls with quotes were handed out to students.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

  • A group of students and teachers pose while dressed as characters from the book. The celebration will continue throughout the week with more readings, discussions and activities in paired advisories.

    Photo credit: Cat Oriel

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