Synopses & Reviews
"[N]ot the sort of fable that can be tacked down neatly at its four corners but rather reflections on what are real matters of consequence." The New York Times Book Review
An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.
About the Author
Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) was born in Lyons, France. He took his first flight at the age of eleven, and became a pilot at twenty-six. He was a pioneer of international commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince; Wind, Sand and Stars
; and Southern Mail
. In 1944, while serving with his French air squadron, he disappeared during a reconnaissance flight over the Mediterranean.