Chapter 15

Thesixthplanetwastentimesbiggerthanthelast. Itwasinhabitedbyanoldgentlemanwhowroteenormousbooks. 

"Ah,herecomesanexplorer,"heexclaimedwhenhecaughtsightofthelittleprince, whowasfeelingalittlewindedandsatdownon,thedesk.Hehadalreadytraveledsomuchandsofar! 

"Wheredoyoucomefrom? "theoldgentlemanaskedhim. 

"What’sthatbigbook? "askedthelittleprince. "Whatdoyoudowithit?" 

"I’mageographer,"theoldgentlemananswered. 

"Andwhat’sageographer?" 

"Ascholarwhoknowswheretheseasare,andtherivers,thecities,themountains,andthedeserts." 

"Thatisveryinteresting,"thelittleprincesaid. "Hereatlastissomeonewhohasarealprofession! "Andhegazedaroundhimatthegeographer’splanet. Hehadneverseenaplanetsomajestic. "Yourplanetisverybeautiful,"hesaid. "Doesithaveanyoceans?" 

"Icouldn’tsay,"saidthegeographer. 

"Oh,"thelittleprincewasdisappointed. "Andmountains?" 

"Icouldn’tsay,"saidthegeographer. 

"Andcitiesandriversanddeserts?" 

"Icouldn’ttellyouthat,either,"thegeographersaid. 

"Butyou’reageographer!" 

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