Antoine de Saint-Exupéry facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.jpg
Occupation Aviator, Writer
Nationality French
Period 1929–1948 (posthumous)
Genre Autobiography, Belles-Lettres, Children's Literature
Spouse Consuelo Gómez Carillo de Saint-Exupéry, (1931-death)


Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was a French writer and pilot. He wrote many stories that became famous, including The Little Prince (original: Le petit prince, 1943), Night Flight (original: Vol de nuit, 1931), and Wind, Sand and Stars (original: Terre des hommes,Land of People, 1939). Saint-Exupéry did not return from a reconnaissance flight he did near Marseille, in 1944.

A fisherman found Saint Exupery's silver bracelet near Marseille, in 1988. Two years later, the motor of the plane was found nearby.

Images for kids

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.