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The Little Prince

The Little Prince


by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Narrator Timeline and Summary

  • The narrator’s plane crashes in the desert and he meets the prince.
  • Over the course of a week, he becomes friends with the prince and learns about the prince’s life. Meanwhile, he tries to fix his plane.
  • The narrator draws the prince some pictures.
  • They go in search of water.
  • The narrator realizes how much he loves and cares for the prince, and then the prince departs from Earth by being bitten by a snake.
  • At the end of the book, the narrator begs readers to keep a look out for the prince, emphasizing how much he misses his friend.