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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.
An orphaned baby elephant goes to live in the city with a kindly old lady who gives him everything he wants, but eventually he returns to the forest where he is crowned king of the elephants.
Number of Pages: 47
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Elephants, Action + Adventure / General
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Jean de Brunhoff
Street Date: April 1, 1966
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-6761