New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. 1960. Reissue. 91,  pp. This story revolves around a little boy who leaves the small planet on which he lives alone, to travel the universe. During his odyssey, which culminates in a trip to Earth, he encounters a series of extraordinary adults.The Little Prince (French: Le Petit Prince), published in 1943, is French aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupery's most famous novel, which he wrote in the United States while renting The Bevin House in Asharoken, New York, on Long Island. The novella includes a number of drawings by Saint-Exupery himself, which are reproduced in most versions. The book has been translated into more than 180 languages and sold more than 80 million copies making it one of the best-selling books ever. It has been adapted into a movie musical by Lerner and Loewe, two different operas, as well as into an animated series. It is often used as a beginner's book for French language students. Katherine Woods' classic English version (1943) was later followed by other translations, as her original version was shown to have several mistakes.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Antoine de Saint-Exupery (June 29, 1900 - July 31, 1944) was a French writer and aviator. He is most famous for his novella The Little Prince, and is also well known for his books about aviation adventures, including Night Flight and Wind, Sand and Stars.Keywords: CHILDREN CLASSICS WORLD LITERATURE FAIRY TALES PRINCES PRINCESSES FICTION LITTLE LE PETIT ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY MAJOR MOTION PICTURE MOVIE FILM CINEMA CINEMATIC SILVER SCREEN Condition Notes: 1960's reissue. Top page ridge lightly foxed.