Babar Has a Birthday
Babar the Elephant, a beloved figure of children’s literature, is celebrating a birthday. At the ripe age of 75, Babar still draws the love and affection of readers worldwide. With his trademark crown and green suit untouched by changing fashion trends, this magnificent elephant still commands a loyal following. Created in 1931 by Cecile and Jean de Brunhoff, Babar has remained true to his roots for more than seven decades. So for his 75th birthday, let us all light a candle for this exquisite elephant and all the elation he has brought our children. Happy birthday, Babar!