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Title:
Babar and the runaway egg
Author:
Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925-
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Publication Information:
New York : Harry N. Abrams, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 21 cm
Summary:
While Babar is out for a walk with his children one fine spring day, Isabelle spies an egg rolling out of a nest and the entire family, plus mother bird, chases it through the town.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 1.8 0.5 124075.
ISBN:
9780810948389
Format :
Book

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While Babar is out for a walk with his children one fine spring day, Isabelle spies an egg rolling out of a nest and the entire family, plus mother bird, chases it through the town.


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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Publisher's Weekly Review

De Brunhoff's popular pachyderm is back in a pair of paper-over-board books written by Ellen Weiss. Celeste's children scramble to find the perfect presents for her in Babar: A Gift for Mother, with images adapted by Judith Gray. When Isabelle thinks she is too young to make a gift or to do chores to earn enough to buy one, Babar helps her come up with something wonderful. In Babar and the Runaway Egg, with images adapted by Jean-Claude Gibert, a half-hatched egg leads everyone on a wild goose chase one spring day. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved