Le petit prince et les trois dragons (FICTION) (French Edition)
Why 'The Little Prince' is still one of the world's favorite books
This book is in NEW condition. Please contact me if you have any questions. The picture may not reflect the books condition or specific edition. Antoine De Saint Exupery. The little prince by Antoine de saint-Exupery. Paperback edition in Russian. Wordsworth Editions; New edition edition 5 Jun. Antoine De Saint-Exupery was born in in Lyon. In he embarked on a record-breaking attempt to fly from Paris to Saigon. Nineteen hours into the flight, his plane crashed in the Sahara desert. This is so there will be no delay in you receiving your order.
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Several publishers returned the manuscript of Beatrix Potter's lovingly illustrated children's book about a mischievous little rabbit named Peter. In , the British writer decided to self-publish the tale instead. The book has sold around 45 million copies, has been translated into dozens of languages — and is still a nursery classic to this day.
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