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The little prince

The little prince

Saint-Exupery, Antoine de, 1900-1944; Woods, Katherine

The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. Both moral fable and spiritual autobiography, it is the story of a little boy who lives alone on a planet not much bigger than himself, who leaves it to travel round the universe

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. Didactic fiction.
Published London: Mammoth, 1991
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Statement of responsibility: written and drawn by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ; translated from the French by Katherine Woods
ISBN: 0749707232, 9780749707231
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Language note: Translation of: Le petit prince.
Physical Description: 87p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 20 cm.
Uniform Title: Le petit prince. English

Author note

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) was born in Lyons, France. He wrote The Little Prince in the United States during a two-year self-imposed exile from occupied France. A year after the book's publication in 1943, Saint-Exupéry disappeared over the Mediterranean while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron. Best known throughout the world as the author and illustrator of The Little Prince, Saint-Exupéry wrote several other books that have also become classics of world literature.