The Story of Babar Spiral-Bound | September 12, 1937

Jean De Brunhoff


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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.
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Original Binding: Hardcover Picture Book
Pages: 56 pages
ISBN-10: 0394805755
Item Weight: 1.0 lbs
Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.4 x 11.3 inches
"With many absurd and funny pictures, these tales of the popular elephant furnish hours of enjoyment to the young person."--Elementary English
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.