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Babar the King (Babar Series)

Jean De Brunhoff


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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.

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

Publication Date: September 12, 1937

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.