Babar comes to America / Laurent De Brunhoff.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Babar pays an official visit to Washington, D.C., then travels around the United States, receiving an honorary degree from Harvard University, fishing in Lake Michigan, and touring California with his family.
    • Notes:
      "An original Laurent De Brunhoff book"--Cover.
      Originally published 1965.
    • Other Titles:
      Babar en Amérique. English
    • ISBN:
      9780810972445
      0810972441
    • Accession Number:
      2007036144
    • Accession Number:
      ocn173509269
      173509269
    • Accession Number:
      fay.477154
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      BRUNHOFF, L. de. Babar comes to America. [s. l.]: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008. ISBN 9780810972445. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154. Acesso em: 11 dez. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Brunhoff L de. Babar Comes to America. Abrams Books for Young Readers; 2008. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154. Accessed December 11, 2019.
    • APA:
      Brunhoff, L. de. (2008). Babar comes to America. Abrams Books for Young Readers. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Brunhoff, Laurent de. 2008. Babar Comes to America. Abrams Books for Young Readers. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154.
    • Harvard:
      Brunhoff, L. de (2008) Babar comes to America. Abrams Books for Young Readers. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154 (Accessed: 11 December 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Brunhoff, L de 2008, Babar comes to America, Abrams Books for Young Readers, viewed 11 December 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Brunhoff, Laurent de. Babar Comes to America. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Brunhoff, Laurent de. Babar Comes to America. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Brunhoff L de. Babar comes to America [Internet]. Abrams Books for Young Readers; 2008 [cited 2019 Dec 11]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.477154

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2008 October #2

"Long out of print, this 1965 classic title about the perennially beloved Babar is available once again. In this adventure, the King of the Elephants embarks on a state visit to the U.S., from Washington D.C. to San Francisco, where he meets up with the royal family and enjoys several more stops across the country before ending back on the East Coast, where he celebrates an American Thanksgiving. The flap copy refers to the story's "vintage look at life in America," which may jar contemporary readers: a jazz club is one of the few racially integrated scenes, Babar visits a generic, unnamed Indian tribe and listens to "old Chief Sitting Bull," and there are only men on the Harvard campus. A few references are quainter. In a line written before the first lunar landing, Babar states: "The first astronaut to set foot on the moon might well be an elephant." The signature artwork and the survey of American sights, though, all seen from an elephant's perspective, will charm new generations of Babar fans." Copyright 2008 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2009 Spring

The president invites the King of the Elephants to America. Babar pays an official visit to Washington, then travels across the country to meet Celeste and the children in California. There's not much plot; the fascination comes from this look at America in the mid-sixties, not to mention the incongruity of a large business-suited elephant nonchalantly interacting with people. Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.