Babar the King

Babar the King

by Jean de Brunhoff
Publisher: Random House
Hardcover, 56 pages
List Price: $15.95 Sale Price: $13.56

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.

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FLAWS: A snakebite
Summary: Babar builds himself a royal city named after his wife, while the Old Lady ails from a snakebite and Babar is scared he'll lose her.

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  Babar's City Review
Peter of Wisconsin, 7/27/2016
I like the illustrations. I liked the creativity and willingness of the elephants to build their city. I especially liked the funny things that they put in the city.