ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY (1900-1944) was born in Lyon, France. Best known as the author and illustrator of The Little Prince, he also wrote several other books that became classics. A year after The Little Prince was published his plane disappeared over the Mediterranean while he was serving with a French air squadron on a reconnaissance mission.
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