Translated from the original French, this is the first in a series of picture books that take readers into the life of a wise and good elephant king. Babar is a young elephant who lives a happy life in the forest. His happiness is destroyed, however, when a hunter kills his mother. Terrified and confused, Babar runs far away, eventually finding himself in the big city. There, he meets a kindhearted, and very rich, elderly woman who takes him in, buys him clothes, and even hires a professor to educate him properly. After two ...

Story of Babar-Mini Ed 1991, Random House Books for Young Readers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780679810490

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