Synopses & Reviews
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.
The perfect companion to Babar's ABC and Babar's Counting Book
Twenty years after its original publication, and on the heels of the best-selling Babar's Museum of Art, Babar's Book of Color remains a fresh and fun introduction to exploring the world of color. A visit to Babar's art studio turns into an adventure in colors and their combinations for Pom, Flora, Alexander, and Isabelle. Not only do they each adopt a favorite color, but they discover the joys of mixing two colors together to make a third. Before they know it, they're painting tan camels, pink flamingoes, blue whales and, of course, gray elephants Babar's Book of Color will encourage a new generation of young children to find the color in their own lives.
A visit to Babarand#8217;s art studio turns into an adventure in colors and their combinations for Pom, Flora, Alexander, and Isabelle. Before they know it, theyand#8217;re painting tan camels, pink flamingoes, blue whales, and of course, gray elephants! This Babar classic is a fresh and fun introduction to exploring the world of color.
About the Author
Laurent de Brunhoff has kept the spirit of Babar alive for more than 60 years. Babar first came to life through the art of Laurentand#8217;s father, Jean de Brunhoff, and Laurent has continued to create adventures for the elephant family. He and his wife, Phyllis Rose, split their time between New York City and Key West, Florida.