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ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, the "Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900._A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey. In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Princes -- Juvenile fiction.
Air pilots, Military -- France -- Juvenile fiction.
Extraterrestrial beings -- Juvenile fiction.
Pride and vanity -- Juvenile fiction.