Babar the King (Hardcover)

By Jean De Brunhoff

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780394805801, 56pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 1937



This third title about Babar and his family follows the elephants as they build a magnificent city: Celesteville. Life is peaceful and contented, everyone has a job to do, and celebrations are frequent. But one fateful day a snake bites the Old Lady and Babar fears that he may lose his oldest friend. Illus. in full color by the author.