Babar's Museum of Art

Babar's Museum of Art

by Laurent de Brunhoff, Ellen Weiss

Hardcover(First Edition)

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An all-new Babar book with tremendous crossover appeal!Includes a free pull-out poster!
Following the phenomenal success of Babar's Yoga for Elephants, here is an all-new Babar story. Everyone who loves art, Babar, or children will love Babar's Museum of Art. The old train station in Celesteville stands empty—should it be torn down? "No!" declare Celeste and Babar, who decide to turn it into an art museum. Their children (like many young museum-goers) have a lot of questions about art: "Does it have to be pretty? Does it have to be old? Does it have to make sense?" Celeste's patient answers explain the basic ideas of art appreciation. Babar and Celeste's generous donations to the new museum include witty and striking elephant-inspired version of Michelangelo's Creation of Man, George Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, and Sandro Botticelli's Birth of Venus, along with many other celebrated paintings. Children and adults will want to visit Babar's Museum of Art again and again!

Author Bio: Laurent de Brunhoff has kept the spirit of Babar alive for more than 50 years. Building upon his father's original framework, Laurent has gone on to create more than 30 books about Babar that have made both his and his character's name recognized and beloved around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810945975
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Series: Babar Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 530,839
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 12.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

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