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ISBN13: 9780810945975
ISBN10: 0810945975
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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!

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"[A] whimsical, wry caper....Adding to the value of this impressive volume is a large, handsomely reproduced pull-out poster featuring nine of the 'masterpieces' from the book, framed in gold leaf. A visual treat all around." Publishers Weekly

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"In keeping with his father's original vision, Laurent de Brunhoff...injects the book with humor that's based on the incongruity of elephants living a cosmopolitan life." Emily Jenkins, The New York Times Book Review

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"As entertaining as it is instructive, this is a great choice for museum-bound families as well as teachers." Gillian Engberg, Booklist

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"That venerable elephant returns in another classically plotless but curiously appealing outing....[A]s a deeper invitation to encounter art, it barely serves as an introduction." Kirkus Reviews

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"Consider this an introduction to museums for the youngest readers, especially for Babar fans. Older students will find entertaining comparisons to classic art collections." School Library Journal

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"[T]his wonderful book is such a great tool for children....What this book does for children is to open up their horizons and give them a freedom in how they look at art and also, one hopes, how they create their own art." Marya Jansen-Gruber, Children's Literature

Synopsis:

Following the phenomenal success of Babar's Yoga for Elephants, here is a new adventure for Babar — one with even wider appeal. Children and adults will want to visit Babar's Museum of Art again and again!

Synopsis:

Following the success of "Babar's Yoga," De Brunhoff's latest Babar adventure has even wider appeal for art-lovers everywhere. Babar decides to share his growing art collection with the public by converting Celesteville's former train station into a museum. Full color.

About the Author

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.

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Rhondalea, April 7, 2009 (view all comments by Rhondalea)
De Brunhoff's Babar encourages young readers to visit museums by establishing one of his own for young elephants. Any children's book that invites young readers to seek a broader educational experience is deserving of consideration. Babar has delighted youngsters for generations. He remains relevant, appropriate and entertaining still.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780810945975
Author:
De Brunhoff, Laurent
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Author:
de Brunhoff, Laurent
Author:
Brunhoff, Laurent de
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Art (painting sculpture artists architecture etc.)
Subject:
Museums
Subject:
Animals - Elephants
Subject:
Elephants
Subject:
Art museums
Subject:
Animals in art
Subject:
Children s Art-General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
107-275
Publication Date:
September 1, 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Primary
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
8 3/4 x 12 1/4
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages iPublish.com - English 9780810945975 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[A] whimsical, wry caper....Adding to the value of this impressive volume is a large, handsomely reproduced pull-out poster featuring nine of the 'masterpieces' from the book, framed in gold leaf. A visual treat all around."
"Review" by , "In keeping with his father's original vision, Laurent de Brunhoff...injects the book with humor that's based on the incongruity of elephants living a cosmopolitan life."
"Review" by , "As entertaining as it is instructive, this is a great choice for museum-bound families as well as teachers."
"Review" by , "That venerable elephant returns in another classically plotless but curiously appealing outing....[A]s a deeper invitation to encounter art, it barely serves as an introduction."
"Review" by , "Consider this an introduction to museums for the youngest readers, especially for Babar fans. Older students will find entertaining comparisons to classic art collections."
"Review" by , "[T]his wonderful book is such a great tool for children....What this book does for children is to open up their horizons and give them a freedom in how they look at art and also, one hopes, how they create their own art."
"Synopsis" by , Following the phenomenal success of Babar's Yoga for Elephants, here is a new adventure for Babar — one with even wider appeal. Children and adults will want to visit Babar's Museum of Art again and again!
"Synopsis" by , Following the success of "Babar's Yoga," De Brunhoff's latest Babar adventure has even wider appeal for art-lovers everywhere. Babar decides to share his growing art collection with the public by converting Celesteville's former train station into a museum. Full color.
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