A pilot forced to crash-land in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince who is visiting the earth from his own small planet, which boasts just three volcanoes and a beautiful flower. Through this meeting, the aviator comes to discover many of life's universal truths - truths which illuminate the human condition with all its foibles, shortcomings and eccentricities. This charming and remarkable book will enchant both children and adults alike. It is a whimsical but profound parable for all ages, championing the beauty and wisdom of childhood which fades when one becomes "a grown-up". Antoine de Saint-Exupery's book has been translated into over 180 languages and has sold over 80 million copies. Its magic is in its charm, its simplicity and its truths which speak to people of all nations and generations.