A brand new edition of the classic illustrated children’s book to celebrate 80 enchanting years.
Antoine De Saint-Exupéry 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 1945 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 battling dehydration, limited food and hallucinations. On the fourth day, the was rescued.