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The Little Prince

The Little Prince


by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Little Prince? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the Drawing Number One show?

an elephant that's eaten a snake
a snake that's eaten an elephant
a flower that's eaten a fox
a fox that's eaten a flower
Q. What’s the lamplighter’s problem?

a day lasts two years on his planet, so he has too much down time
he wishes he owned all the stars
a new day starts every minute, so he never gets rest
he's not unionized and hates his job
Q. What does the narrator compare the sound of the prince’s laughter to?

a rose that has finally started to bloom
all of the stars in the sky
a fox that has finally been tamed
a source of water in the desert
Q. What drawing does the narrator show two times in the book, to make sure readers recognize what’s in it?

the baobabs
the landscape
the sheep's box
The Drawing Number Two
Q. What does the narrator worry about because he didn’t draw a picture of it?

a strap
a sheep
a thorn
a plane