The Little Prince
Part of the Wordsworth Children's Classics series
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.