Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
[ (san-teg-zoo-pay-ree) ]
A twentieth-century French writer and aviator. He chronicled his pioneering early years in commercial aviation in volumes such as Wind, Sand, and Stars. His best-known work is probably the metaphorical fairy tale The Little Prince.
The Story Behind Saint Patrick’s NameMarch 17th marks the annual celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, or Lá Fhéile Pádraig in Irish. But, who was Saint Patrick?
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