Babar the King

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Random House, Jun 1, 1963 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
13 Reviews
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.

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Review: Babar the King (Babar #3)

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

Children far and wide have enjoyed the story of Babar the little elephant and Babar the King is no exception. Jean De Brunhoff's Babar the King depicts a main character as a likable, cultured ruler of ... Read full review

Review: Babar the King (Babar #3)

User Review  - Tammy - Goodreads

I dunno...I always thought Babar was kinda creepy. Read full review


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About the author (1963)

Jean De Brunhoff, a French painter, began his stories to accompany drawings he made for his sons. They so loved the stories that their father decided to create an illustrated book about Babar's many adventures. Laurent De Brunhoff, a son of Babar's creator, continued the Babar series with "Babar Comes to America" and "Babar's Birthday, " which are included here.

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