Story of Babar the Little Elephant

Story of Babar the Little Elephant

by Jean de Brunhoff (Author)
Hardcover, 56 pages
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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.

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Summary: Babar survives the death of his mother, gets an education, and becomes King of the Elephants.

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  Babar
Carson of La Grande, 6/6/2016
My favorite part about the book was when they left the city.
  Story of Babar the Little Elephant
Sunita of Newberg, OR, 6/6/2016
It's about an elephant that acted like a person and then went back to be king. If you like talking animals it would be a good book for you.
  Barbar's Tale
Josiah C, 6/3/2016
Babar’s childhood ended sadly but he makes friends in the city. Later Babar becomes known by the elephants. This is a short book but it’s good and I like the books about him because he is so adventurous.