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Award-Winning Children's Books to Give in 2014

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The Pilot and the Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


By Peter Sis
Price: $11.99; Ages: 5-8

Learn about the fascinating Frenchman who authored the beloved book The Little Prince. Born in 1900, when airplanes were just being invented, Antoine grew up dreaming of flying a plane. His lofty goal paid off when he got a job flying a plane to deliver mail — which had never been done before. It's the biography of a big dreamer with a daredevil streak. This book was named a 2014 Best Illustrated Book by The New York Times.

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