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Fans of Jean de Brunhoff's Babar the Elephant stories and yoga practitioners will find a happy confluence in Babar's Yoga for Elephants." —Publishers Weekly
"Babar makes it work. He stars in one of the nicest gift books." —The New York Times
 
 Perfect for everyone who loves yoga or elephants - a NEW Babar book Well before yoga became fashionable via Sting and Madonna, our friend Babar and all the residents of Celesteville were finding peace and tranquillity through yoga. And now elephants everywhere can join them! Through easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations, Babar's Yoga for Elephants presents 15 positions and stretches as well as helpful breathing exercises. The book also provides useful advice on what to do with your trunk while in position, a dilemma that human yoga books often ignore. Written by Babar himself, the book explains how yoga was introduced to Celesteville and how he and Celeste keep fit doing yoga on their many travels. Babar's Yoga for Elephants is a classic for elephants as well as their human friends.

Review:

?....Humorous touches make the most of the elephant's anatomy (?I find wrapping my trunk around my feet helps to stretch?), and a series of pages show Babar and friends emulating landmarks while practicing various positions (e.g., a Downward-Facing Dog in front of I.M. Pei's pyramid at the Louvre).? Publisher's Weekly

Review:

"Even nonhuman celebrities have joined the act, albeit with less emphasis on spiritual redemption. Laurent de Brunhoff's Babar's Yoga for Elephants traces yoga back to prehistoric elephants (who, contrary to human custom, practiced with shoes on)." Andrea Thompson, The New Yorker

Synopsis:

Written by Babar himself, this instruction manual explains how yoga was introduced to Celesteville and how he and Celeste keep fit doing yoga on their many travels. Many human yoga books don't tell you what to do with your trunk whilst practising yoga; Babar however provides full instructions.

Synopsis:

Babar explains how yoga was introduced to Celesteville and how he and Queen Celeste keep fit doing yoga on their many travels. Includes a pull-out poster showing Babar in yoga poses. Full color. Consumable.

About the Author

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Daniel Borris is a professional photographer widely recognized for his portraiture. His images have appeared in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and Smithsonian, among many others. His commercial clients have included Gap, American Express, Sony, and Atlantic Records. His work has been honored by Communication Arts, American Photography, and the Art Directors Club of New York. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780810910218
Author:
de Brunhoff, Laurent
Publisher:
Abrams Books for Young Readers
Author:
Borris, Dan
Author:
Brunhoff, Laurent de
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Yoga
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Miscellaneous
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Sports / Recreation
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Diet / Personal Health
Subject:
Health - Fitness & Exercise
Subject:
Exercise for children
Subject:
Yoga, Hatha, for children
Subject:
Hatha yoga for children
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Fitness & Exercise
Subject:
Heallth & Medicine
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Health-Fitness and Exercise
Subject:
Exercise
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
45 color photographs
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
24 x 30 cm. +
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages ABRAMS - English 9780810910218 Reviews:
"Review" by , ?....Humorous touches make the most of the elephant's anatomy (?I find wrapping my trunk around my feet helps to stretch?), and a series of pages show Babar and friends emulating landmarks while practicing various positions (e.g., a Downward-Facing Dog in front of I.M. Pei's pyramid at the Louvre).? Publisher's Weekly
"Review" by , "Even nonhuman celebrities have joined the act, albeit with less emphasis on spiritual redemption. Laurent de Brunhoff's Babar's Yoga for Elephants traces yoga back to prehistoric elephants (who, contrary to human custom, practiced with shoes on)."
"Synopsis" by , Written by Babar himself, this instruction manual explains how yoga was introduced to Celesteville and how he and Celeste keep fit doing yoga on their many travels. Many human yoga books don't tell you what to do with your trunk whilst practising yoga; Babar however provides full instructions.
"Synopsis" by , Babar explains how yoga was introduced to Celesteville and how he and Queen Celeste keep fit doing yoga on their many travels. Includes a pull-out poster showing Babar in yoga poses. Full color. Consumable.
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