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The Story of Babar

The Story of Babar

by Jean de Brunhoff Illustrated by Jean de Brunhoff

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 three generations.

Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
AD460L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
RA3 - RANDOM HOUSE
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
56
Genre
Adventure, Classics

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Jean de Brunhoff
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