The little prince
Part of the Wordsworth Exclusive Collection series
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
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.