One of these things is like the other: Both the narrator and author Saint-Exupéry were pilots and had plane crashes in the Sahara! (Source)
Waterworks alert: Saint-Exupéry went missing (and died) in 1944 while fighting in WWII, just a year after The Little Prince was published. (Source)
The Little Prince has been turned into an opera. What do you think it sounds like?