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Jean de Brunhoff

Author, Illustrator

(1899 - 1937)

Jean de Brunhoff

Jean de Brunhoff was a French writer and illustrator, known for creating the Babar books, the first of which appeared in 1931.



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ABC of Babar (1936)

One of the most charming ABC books of any era, this has few words and many rich color illustrations on every page.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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The Art of Babar (1989)

A lavish look at the work of the father-and-son creators of Babar, the little elephant.

Author(s): Nicholas Fox Weber
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Laurent de Brunhoff

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Babar and Father Christmas (1940)

Babar’s children hear of Father Christmas who brings joy and toys to little children. Can Babar find a way to bring him to the Elephants’ country?

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Babar and His Children (1938)

Babar and Celeste have triplets. The smallest, Alexander, has a knack for getting into predicaments.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Babar and Zephir (1937)

Babar’s friend Zephir the monkey is certain that he can save Isabelle the monkey princess. But he needs the help of a tiny mermaid named Eleanore.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Babar at Home (1938)

Babar and Celeste have triplets. The smallest, Alexander, has a knack for getting into predicaments.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Babar the King (1935)

Babar and the elephants build a beautiful and happy city called Celesteville. But one fateful day a snake arrives.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Babar’s Anniversary Album (1981)

To celebrate Babar’s 60 years in America, this handsome anthology of six best-loved stories is reissued.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Laurent de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Laurent de Brunhoff

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Babar’s Friend Zephir (1937)

Babar’s friend Zephir the monkey is certain that he can save Isabelle the monkey princess. But he needs the help of a tiny mermaid named Eleanore.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Best in Children’s Books volume 5 (1957)

An anthology of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Eugene Field
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Maj Lindman
Et al
Illustrator(s): Adrienne Adams
Edward Shenton
Et al

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Bonjour, Babar! (2000)

In 1931 Jean de Brunhoff created Babar, a little elephant who walked out of the jungle and into the hearts of readers the world over. Widely recognized as the father of the picture book, Jean de Brunhoff wrote and illustrated six Babar stories before his early death in 1937. Every word and every picture of these classics is included in this big, inviting gift edition.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Classic Tales of Babar (2014)

This anthology includes The Story of Babar and Babar the King.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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The Story of Babar the Little Elephant (1933)

When his mother is killed by a hunter, Babar runs away and finds himself in a town where he is adopted by a very rich Old Lady.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Tiny Tots Picture Books (1963)

A collection of six picture books including How Babar Became King.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Beatrice Schenk de Regniers
Et al
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Beatrice Schenk de Regniers

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The Travels of Babar (1934)

Babar and Celeste set out in a balloon on their wedding journey and have many exciting adventures.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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Zephir’s Holidays (1937)

While on a holiday at the seashore, Zephir accidentally catches a mermaid. The title of the American edition was later changed to Babar and Zephir.

Author(s): Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator(s): Jean de Brunhoff

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