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Laurent de Brunhoff (1925–2024)

Author of Meet Babar and His Family

204+ Works 6,263 Members 47 Reviews 2 Favorited

About the Author

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, show more 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) show less

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Works by Laurent de Brunhoff

Meet Babar and His Family (1973) 632 copies
Babar and the Ghost (1981) 456 copies
Babar's Yoga for Elephants (2002) 333 copies
Babar Loses His Crown (1967) 328 copies
Babar's Little Circus Star (1988) 325 copies
Babar's Museum of Art (2003) 319 copies
Babar Learns to Cook (1978) 297 copies
Babar Saves the Day (1976) 296 copies
Babar Visits Another Planet (1972) 195 copies
Babar's Anniversary Album: 6 Favorite Books (1981) — Author — 185 copies
Babar Comes to America (1965) 167 copies
Babar's Mystery (1978) 156 copies
Babar and the Wully Wully (1975) 139 copies
Babar's Little Girl (1987) 134 copies
Babar's ABC (1963) 124 copies
Babar's World Tour (2005) 111 copies
Babar's Birthday Surprise (1970) 93 copies
Babar's French Lessons (1963) 89 copies
Babar and the Professor (1956) 83 copies
Babar's Castle (1961) 81 copies
Babar's Picnic (1949) 77 copies
Babar's Book of Color (1984) 73 copies
Babar's Battle (1992) 59 copies
Babar's Busy Year (1989) 58 copies
Babar's Celesteville Games (1991) 56 copies
Isabelle's New Friend (1990) 50 copies
Babar's Fair (1954) 48 copies
Babar's Counting Book (1986) 47 copies
Babar's USA (2008) 45 copies
Babars Geburtstag (1972) 32 copies
Babar's Guide to Paris (2017) 27 copies
Babar's Family Album (1991) 27 copies
Babar: The Race to the Moon (1808) 26 copies
Babar Goes Skiing (1966) 25 copies
Babar Goes to School (1992) 25 copies
Babar the Magician (1980) 23 copies
Babar and the New Baby (2013) 20 copies
Babar the Gardener (1966) 18 copies
At the Farm (1990) 17 copies
Babar on Paradise Island (2014) 16 copies
Bonhomme (1965) 15 copies
Babar the camper (1972) 14 copies
Babar at the Seashore (1969) 14 copies
Babar et les quatre voleurs (1997) 14 copies
Babar's Trunk (1969) 13 copies
Babar the Pilot (1973) 12 copies
Babar's Little Library (1980) 11 copies
Babar's Day Out (1971) 11 copies
Babar's Moon Trip (1969) 10 copies
Babar's Peekaboo Fair (1993) 10 copies
Babars Spanish Lessons (1965) 9 copies
Babar en forêt (1990) 8 copies
Babar and the Doctor (1967) 8 copies
Babar the Sportsman (1973) 8 copies
Babar und das Gespenst (1981) 7 copies
Serafina the Giraffe (1964) 7 copies
Babar à la ville (1992) 7 copies
Babar's Bookmobile (1974) 7 copies
Babar's Lost and Found (2013) 7 copies
Babar in the Snow (1979) 6 copies
Babar's First Step (1990) 6 copies
Babar Bakes a Cake (1974) 6 copies
Babar goes on a picnic (1966) 5 copies
Pet for Babar (1969) 5 copies
Babar's Christmas Tree (1974) 5 copies
Babar the Cook (1982) 5 copies
Bonne nuit Babar (1990) 5 copies
Babar the artist (1972) 5 copies
About air (1980) 5 copies
About earth (1980) 4 copies
Roi Babar (1991) 4 copies
The one pig with horns (1979) 4 copies
Babar's Bath Book (1992) 3 copies
Babar Learns to Drive (1969) 3 copies
Babar's Concert (1974) 3 copies
Babar the Musician (1973) 3 copies
Anatole and His Donkey (1963) 3 copies
About water (1980) 3 copies
Captain Serafina (2018) 2 copies
Babars Picnic 2 copies
About fire (1980) 2 copies
Babar the Painter (1971) 2 copies
Babar, artiste peintre (1976) 2 copies
Babar: Royal Parade (1997) 2 copies
Babar får en vän (1991) 2 copies
Babar musicien (1975) 2 copies
Fifty years of Babar (1983) 2 copies
Serafina's Lucky Find (1967) 2 copies
Babar's Coloring Book (1984) 1 copy
Babar goes visiting (1969) 1 copy
Babar Packs His Trunk (1978) 1 copy
Babar - stop tyven (1991) 1 copy
Babars lille pige (1989) 1 copy
Babars räknebok (1998) 1 copy
Gregory et dame tortue (1973) 1 copy
Babar Discovers Shapes (1993) 1 copy
Bonhomme (1965) 1 copy
Babarin värikirja (1989) 1 copy
Les bébés animaux (2000) 1 copy
Memoires 1 copy
Babar holder byfest (1988) 1 copy

Associated Works

Babar: The Movie [1989 film] (1989) — Original stories — 24 copies
Babar: King of the Elephants [1999 film] (1999) — Original stories — 19 copies
The cats of the Eiffel Tower (1967) — some editions — 9 copies
Babar and Father Christmas [1986 TV movie] (1986) — Narrator — 2 copies

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I never realized elephants were so flexible.
 
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mykl-s | 2 other reviews | Jun 17, 2023 |
Contains: The Story of Babar, The Travels of Babar, Babar the King, Babar's Birthday Surprise, Babar's Mystery and Babar and the Wully-Wully.
 
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Eurekas | 1 other review | May 3, 2023 |
 
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lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
A cute story intended for beginning readers. A rained out picnic leads the family to a castle where the children encounter a ghost. When he comes home with them, antics begin.
 
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LindaLeeJacobs | 1 other review | Feb 15, 2020 |

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Works
204
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Rating
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ISBNs
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