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70th Anniversary Edition - Unabridged with large original illustrations, and additional drawings by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (from "Lettres a l'inconnue"). It contains also a short story (postscript) by Wirton Arvel. One of the most-translated book in the world It was voted the best book of the 20th century in France Translated into more than 250 languages and dialects A poetic tale of loneliness, friendship, love, and loss, with watercolor illustrations by the author, in which a pilot stranded in the desert meets a young alien prince fallen to Earth from a tiny asteroid The story, though ostensibly styled as a children's book is philosophical and includes social criticism, making several observations about life and human nature and remarking on the strangeness of the adult world.
December 31, 2013