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The Story of Babar
Jean De Brunhoff

Random House
September 1997
On Sale: September 13, 1997
56 pages
ISBN: 0394805755
EAN: 9780394805757
Hardcover (reprint)
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The classic first story about literature’s most beloved pachyderm. 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. He becomes educated and cultured and, upon his return to the great forest, is crowned King of the Elephants. Translated from Jean de Brunhoff's original French, the adventures of the world's most popular elephant and his friends have enchanted an three generations. Delightfully amusing illustrations make this short collection of classic Babar tales a book to treasure for children young and old.

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2 comments posted.

Re: The Story of Babar

I loved Babar's tv show
(Diane Sadler 6:46pm July 27, 2009)

I remember getting the books out from the library when I was in grade school. Happy that I could read it in script. I loved them.
Jo Anne Benware 10:34pm July 27, 2009)

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