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Babar's little girl makes a friend
Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-
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Publication Information:
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2002.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Although his parents do not like the idea, Vic the young rhino and Babar's daughter, Isabelle, become good friends.
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Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.3 0.5 60623.
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PIC BK Juvenile Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Everybody knows that elephants and rhinos can never be friends. Or can they? Babar's daughter Isabelle and Rataxes' son Vic won't let the grown-ups stop them from playing together. But when they sneak off in a boat, the weather turns stormy and they worry they will never see their families again.

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)