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I had read some of this as a child but I didn’t remember any of it. There’s a lot of awkward sentences.

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I mean we see his mom shot and killed and Babar is sad, but he’s ok by the next day because a rich old lady wants to buy him some clothes! Aside from endorsing Colonialism, Jean de Brunhoff jena light of death by killing off Babar’s mother on page twoquickly moving on and completely ignoring it. Hardcoverpages.

As far as I can recall a precious ticket was never wasted on him. Not only did my preschooler not really enjoy this lengthy tale, I was almost too embarrassed to keep reading!

La Historia de Babar

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While Babar is on his way back to the forest, the Elephant King eats a bad mushroom and dies no, I am not making this upso the elephants need a new king. Not to mention the movies and documentaries she watches. Babar’s adventure is somewhat cute, but it’s just really hard to overlook death, not once, but twice.

The Story of Babar

Babar’s mother is shot by a hunter and Babar runs off to the city. Interest will laa charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months.

I hope this review does not offend any of those who dearly love the character and I will have bgunhoff read some reviews from those who really love the Babar books to see what I might be missing here. He attended Protestant schools, including the prestigious L’Ecole Alsacienne. Get a grip people! Subject to credit approval.

histofia Rereading this as an adult, I was struck by how very un-sweet this supposedly sweet tale is, and I’m not thinking of the colonialist themes alone. Y para los padres. Audible Download Audio Books. See our Returns Policy. Babar, the elephant, has just been born in the jungle.

Dr cousins join him later and later they all return to the jungle beause histora cousin’s family was looking for them. G Jara rated it it was amazing Mar 29, Maybe it even have been that from the beginning, it’s hard to judge. Not a cheery way to kick of a children’s picture book. Let’s not debate how enlightened we all are about the really awfulness of it. As being slightly exotic somehow First, the beginning is really shocking. After his mother is murdered and he is chased by the hunter who did, his first desire is to However, I really did not enjoy the story an Oh, dear.


Even i had issues deciphering a word here or there but i can only imagine the horror on a child’s face if they were handed this: The Best Books of Lucy Mangan in her book Bookworm: See terms – opens in a new window or tab. Years pass before hisroria random elephants come running to the city too.

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