The little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Wordsworth editions Ltd, 12 January 1998
Soft Cover, 112 pages
Translated by Irene Testot-Ferry.
The Little Prince is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adults. On one level it is the story of an airman's discovery, in the desert, of a small boy from another planet - the Little Prince of the title - and his stories of intergalactic travel, while on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.
First published in 1943, the year before the author's death in action, this translation contains Saint-Exupery's delightful illustrations.