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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User Review  - jlaurendine - LibraryThing

The first in the Babar series that was later made into a television series, this book not only introduces Babar and his family, but introduces the seasons and what Babar and his family usually do during those seasons. Read full review

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User Review  - JDHensley - LibraryThing

This story introduces Babar, King of the Elephants, and his family. This story talks about what they do in each of the four seasons of the year. This is a good book to help teach children about the seasons of the year. Read full review

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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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