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The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant

Brunhoff, Jean De

Published by Random House, NY, 1961
ISBN 10: 0394805755 / ISBN 13: 9780394805757
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Title: The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant

Publisher: Random House, NY

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Glossy Pictorial Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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Translated from the French by Merle S. Haas. Back cover shows wrinkling of plastic cover. Bookseller Inventory # 002229

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Synopsis: 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.

Product Description: 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.

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