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The Pilot and the Little Prince, The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupery

FRA112
Peter Sis
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2014
48
0374380694
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
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YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A notable companion to Le Petit Prince, this beautifully illustrated biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupery focuses on his life as a pilot and the dangers he faced on his North African mail route flights. Peter Sis is a renowned children’s book author and the recipient of the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration.

ISBN: 9780374380694
$18.99
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Editorial Reviews

Fans of The Little Prince, the illustrator Peter Sis and of whimsical children's books in general should look no further than Sis's new biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupery for children, The Pilot and the Little Prince. The tale begins with Saint-Exupery as a child, a boy "born to be an adventurer" who looks fittingly like a Sis version of the classic Little Prince. Expertly weaving the history of early aviation with Saint-Exupery's growing passion for flight, the story follows our hero from his early days as a mechanic to his first flight to deliver mail from France to Spain by himself to his exile in New York during WWII. ... more

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