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Babar series

Babar the Elephant is a fictional character who first appeared in 1931 in the French children’s book Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff.

Books in the Babar series:

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: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: 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: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: 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: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: 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: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: 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: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: 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: Jean de Brunhoff
Laurent de Brunhoff
Illustrator: 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: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: Jean de Brunhoff

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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: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: Jean de Brunhoff

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