Babar's anniversary album: 6 favorite stories

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Random House, Oct 12, 1981 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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First published in 1981, this colorful anthology encompasses six favorite Babar stories, The Story of Babar, The Travels of Babar, Babar the King, Babar's Birthday Surprise, Babar's Mystery, and Babar and the Wully-Wully. Reissue.

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User Review  - wfzimmerman - LibraryThing

A treasured book read many, many times to Kelsey. Parker, alas, has not been a Babar guy. A must purchase for any parent, well worth the investment in exposing children to wonderful art. Read full review

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About the author (1981)

Jean de Brunhoff 1899 - 1937 Jean de Brunhoff was born in 1899 and began the Babar series after his wife had told their children a story of a bear who became king. He painted pictures of little Babar and it became a story that children still love today. Jean de Brunhoff died of tuberculosis in 1937.

Laurent de Brunhoff, 1925 - Laurent de Brunhoff is the oldest of Jean and Cecile de Brunhoff's children. He was 12 when his father died and when he was old enough, he chose to continue the legacy that his father had created. Laurent has published many more volumes of the tale of Babar and has had the story made into films and television shows. He also paints in his spare time and has had shows of his paintings.