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The art of Babar : the work of Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff / by Nicholas Fox Weber.

By: Weber, Nicholas Fox, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937 [ill] | Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925- [ill] | Geis, Darlene [bkd] | Miller, Maria [edt] | Popcock, Phil [pht] | Harry N. Abrams, Inc [pbl] | Officine Grafiche Garzanti [prt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Abrams, 1989Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0810918935; 9780810918931.Subject(s): Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937 -- Characters -- Babar | Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925- -- Characters -- Babar | Babar (Fictitious character) | Fathers and sons | Creative ability | Illustrators | Writing | Children's stories, French -- History and criticism | Children's stories, French -- Illustrations | Children -- Books and reading -- France | Elephants in literature | Elephants in art | Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937 | Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925- | Babar (Fictitious character) | Children -- Books and reading | Children's stories, French | Creative ability | Elephants in art | Elephants in literature | Fathers and sons | Illustrators | Writing | France | Brunhoff, Jean de | Babar | Brunhoff, Laurent deGenre/Form: Children's stories, French -- History and criticism. | Illustrated children's books -- France. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Illustrated works. | Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 1989.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Art of Babar.DDC classification: 843/.912 Other classification: GE 6919 Online resources: More online. | More online. | More online. | More online. | More online. | More online. Summary: His tales translated into 17 languages, Babar the elephant fled the jungle and entered Western civilization in 1931 in a book by the de Brunhoffs. Here, for the first time, is a fascinating look at the story behind Babar and his creators.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"All line drawings through page 9 were created by Jean de Brunhoff for the children's dining room, S S Normandie (c. 1934) ; The title page illustration by Jean de Brunhoff is "The Balloon Ride" from "The Travels of Babar" (1932) ; Editor: Darlene Geis ; Designer: Maria Miller ; Photography: Phil Popcock"--Title page verso.

His tales translated into 17 languages, Babar the elephant fled the jungle and entered Western civilization in 1931 in a book by the de Brunhoffs. Here, for the first time, is a fascinating look at the story behind Babar and his creators.

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