The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

by Peter Sís

A boy who was born in France during the golden age of aviation grew up to become a daring pilot—and the creator of a beloved literary icon, The Little Prince. Selected bibliography. Full-color illustrations.

ISBN: 9780374380694

JLG Release: August 2014

JLG Member Price

Biography Elementary

Grades 2-6


14 books / $17.05 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition


    Farrar, Straus and Giroux

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    9" x 12"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.6, Points: 1

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 5.7, Points: 3


    Level: 880L

    Awards & Honors

    Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Biography; SLJ Best Books 2014, Nonfiction; Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; Best Books of the Year 2014, Ages 6–8; Booklist Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Middle Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections 2014, Social Studies; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People - 2015, Kindergarten to Second Grade; 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal Longlist; 2015 CLA Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts; New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2014; Capitol Choices 2015



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