Meet Babar and His Family

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Random House, 1973 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Babar and his family enjoy a variety of activities during each of the year's seasons.

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Review: Meet Babar and His Family (Babar)

User Review  - Cheryl in CC NV - Goodreads

The other Babar books have charm - I was a big fan when I was young. But this has no narrative, no purpose or sense. A series of scraps of vignettes, still told in that odd present-tense. Read full review

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User Review  - Samantha Penrose - Goodreads

Meet Babar and his family, and join them as they frolic and play through all of the seasons! Starts in the spring, ends on Christmas. Read full review

About the author (1973)

Laurent de Brunhoff is the oldest son of Jean and Cecile de Brunhoff. He was born on August 30, 1925. Jean de Brunhoff, his father, began the Babar series of children's books. Laurent has published many more volumes of the tale of Babar. De Brunhoff, who holds both French and American citizenship, was made an Officier de l¿Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and a Chevalier of the Légion d¿Honneur. There have been major exhibitions of his work and his father¿s work in 1981 at the Centre Culturel du Marais in Paris, in 1983-84 in the United States (Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Baltimore Museum of Art, Toledo Museum of Art, among others). The work of Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff has also been the subject of books by Anne Hildebrand, Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff: The Legacy of Babar, and by Nicholas Fox Weber, The Art of Babar.

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