Annotations for Story of Babar : The Little Elephant


Baker & Taylor
A story about Babar, who learns so much from living in the city that he is chosen king of the elephants.

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Baker & Taylor
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.

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Baker & Taylor
Having left the jungle to go to Paris, a young elephant is soon adopted by a kind old lady

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Random House, Inc.
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.

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