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Babar's battle
Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-
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Publication Information:
New York : Abrams, [2002]

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Discord between the elephants and the rhinoceroses threatens to lead to war, but King Babar has a plan of his own.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.9 0.5 60621.
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Central Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Babar's old enemy Rataxes may be acting friendly, but the rhino king is up to no good. When the rhinos drain the lake at Celesteville, Babar must get the elephants' water supply. Rataxes is stronger and fiercer, but Babar has a plan to save the day.

Author Notes

Laurent de Brunhoff is the oldest son of Jean and Cecile de Brunhoff. He was born on August 30, 1925. Jean de Brunhoff, his father, began the Babar series of children's books. Laurent has published many more volumes of the tale of Babar. De Brunhoff, who holds both French and American citizenship, was made an Officier de l¿Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and a Chevalier of the Légion d¿Honneur.

There have been major exhibitions of his work and his father¿s work in 1981 at the Centre Culturel du Marais in Paris, in 1983-84 in the United States (Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Baltimore Museum of Art, Toledo Museum of Art, among others). The work of Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff has also been the subject of books by Anne Hildebrand, Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff: The Legacy of Babar, and by Nicholas Fox Weber, The Art of Babar.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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