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Why didn't the grown-ups initially believe the Turkish astronomer who discovered the...

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sweetpea | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 26, 2007 at 6:38 AM via web

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Why didn't the grown-ups initially believe the Turkish astronomer who discovered the asteroid?

The book The Little Prince

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 24, 2007 at 3:48 AM (Answer #1)

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Because of how he was dressed! That's explained briefly in section IV. It is one of many pokes at the mental rigidity of grown-ups.

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