A 75th Anniversary edition of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's world-famous classic featuring a new cover and the history and making of this beloved story.
Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike asThe Little Prince.This special edition of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's world-famous classic marks its seventy-fifth anniversary in print. Featuring a beautiful new cover and a special look at its history and making—including a biography of Saint-Exupéry, sketches, photos, and reviews from the first edition—this new anniversary edition of The Little Prince will capture the hearts of both devoted and new readers alike.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pioneer of aviation, he flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings includeThe Little Prince;Wind, Sand and Stars; Night Flight; Southern Mail;andAirman's Odyssey. In 1944, while flying a mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.