The Story of Babar (Babar Series) (Hardcover)

 
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The classic story of literature’s most beloved elephant. After his mother is killed by a hunter, Babar avoids capture by escaping to the city, where he is befriended by the kindly Old Lady. Later, with cousins Celeste and Arthur, he returns to the great forest to be crowned King of the Elephants. With the original illustrations from Jean de Brunhoff's 1931 classic, this first Babar story has enchanted generations.

About the Author


Jean de Brunhoff (1899–1937) was a writer and illustrator. Initially, he and his wife Cécile created the Babar series for their children. Brunhoff was born in Paris.

Praise For…


"With many absurd and funny pictures, these tales of the popular elephant furnish hours of enjoyment to the young person."--Elementary English
Product Details
ISBN: 9780394805757
ISBN-10: 0394805755
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 12th, 2002
Pages: 56
Language: English
Series: Babar Series