First published in 1943 and written by now-famous French writer Antoine de Saint Exupery, The Little Prince has grown to be a world-wide classic, loved by many. When a pilot finds himself alone and stranded with a broken-down plane, a little prince is his only companion living on a strange deserted planet. Full of wisdom, humour and delight, this book while intended for children is also a favourite of adults for its quirkiness and insight. Featuring the original drawings by Saint Exupery, they complement and bring a life to the characters and story of this great classic.
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Antoine De Saint-Exupery was born in 1900 in Lyon. In 1921, he began his training as a pilot By 1926, he had became one of the pioneers of international postal flight. In 1935 he embarked on a record-breaking attempt to fly from Paris to Saigon. Nineteen hours into the flight, his plane crashed in the Sahara desert. He survived the crash but spent three days...More about Antoine de Saint-Exupery