By: Ana Silva, Class 8A - Portugal
Title and gender
• Title - O Principezinho (The little prince)
• Literary gender – children’s literature, although
the book is very nice for all ages
• Antoine Saint-Exupéry
- Place and date of birth- in France, on the 29th June 1900
- Date of death – 31st June 1944. He was a writer, illustrator and
a pilot during the 2nd World War.
- 8 books published
- This book was published in 1943, during the 2nd World
War. It was illustrated by the author himself.
Main characters
• The little Prince and the pilot
Main action
• The pilot has a plane accident and the little
Prince finds him in the middle of the Sahara
desert. They become friends and the little Prince
tells him about his journey until he gets to the
Earth, as he comes from the planet “B 612”. The
pilot learns many things with him.
Chapter XXI – excerpt
•“One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes”
“O essencial é invisível para os olhos.”
“To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy, who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys.
And I have no need of you. And you, on your part, have no need of me. To you, I am nothing more than a
fox like a hundred thousand other foxes. But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will
be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world...”
“Por enquanto, para mim, tu não és senão um rapazinho perfeitamente igual a outros cem mil rapazinhos.
E eu não preciso de ti. E tu também não precisas de mim. Por enquanto, para ti, eu não sou se não uma
raposa igual a outras cem mil raposas. Mas, se tu me cativares, passaremos a precisar um do outro.
Passarás a ser único no mundo para mim. E, para ti, eu também passarei a ser única no mundo...”
“If, for example, you come at four o'clock in the afternoon, then at three o'clock I shall begin to be
“Se vieres, por exemplo, às quatro horas, às três, já eu começo a ser feliz.”

O Principezinho (The little prince)