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.
Antoine de Saint Exupery passed away only a year after the release of his famous novella - The Little Prince. He was a French writer and aviator who also wrote the books Night Flight and Wind, Sand and Stars. The Little Prince pays reference to a plane crash Saint Exupery himself was involved in, in the Sahara desert.