The Prince of the Skies

The Prince of the Skies

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A gripping narrative of friendship and exploration, and an homage to Antoine de Saint-Exup ry, an unforgettable writer who touched the lives of millions of readers, and who was able to see the world through the eyes of a child.

In the 1920s, long before he wrote The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exup ry was an accomplished pilot. Along with Jean Mermoz and Henri Guillaumet, he was chosen to pioneer new mail routes across the globe. No distance was too far and no mountain too high--each letter had to reach its destination. The three friends soared through the air, while back on solid ground, they dealt with a world torn apart by wars and political factions.

Author: Antonio Iturbe
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Published: 11/02/2021
Pages: 544
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.60lbs
Size: 9.22h x 6.46w x 1.68d
ISBN: 9781250806987

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 08/09/2021

About the Author

Antonio Iturbe lives in Spain, where he is both a novelist and a journalist. He is the author of The Librarian of Auschwitz, for which he interviewed Dita Kraus, the real-life librarian of Auschwitz.

Lilit Zekulin Thwaites is an award-winning literary translator. After thirty years as an academic at La Trobe University in Australia, she retired from teaching and now focuses primarily on her ongoing translation and research projects.