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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