The Story of Babar

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The Story of Babar

By Jean de Brunhoff; Jean de Brunhoff

Random House Books for Young Readers, Library Binding, 9780394905754, 56pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 1967

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.

"From the Hardcover edition.

Praise For The Story of Babar

"With many absurd and funny pictures, these tales of the popular elephant furnish hours of enjoyment to the young person."--Elementary English