Babar and the Wully-Wully
  • Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Publication Date: September 1, 2012
  • Price: $15.95
  • Trim Size: 8 14 x 11 12
  • ISBN: 978-1-4197-0381-2
  • EAN: 9781419703812
  • Page Count: 40
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World/All

Pom, Flora, and Alexander discover a rare Wully-Wully and bring him home to Celesteville. The lovable creature has a wonderful time playing with the little elephants and their friends. But there's trouble afoot when Rataxes the rhinoceros grabs the Wully-Wully to be his own pet. Can Rataxes learn to share, or will there be war between rhinos and elephants? Originally published in 1975, Babar and the Wully-Wully teaches young readers that sharing with others brings new friends and fun. In Spring 2001, Abrams began reissuing Laurent de Brunhoff's classic Babar stories in handsome hardcover editions reproduced from the original artwork. Parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians can now introduce Babar and his kingdom to a whole new generation.

About the author

Laurent de Brunhoff has kept the spirit of Babar and his family alive for more than 50 years. Originally created by Laurent's mother as a bedtime story, Babar the elephant first came to life through the art of Laurent's father, Jean de Brunhoff, who produced seven books about the character before his untimely death. Building on his father's original framework, Laurent has gone on to provide many new adventures for the elephant family while giving them new spirit through his use of line and color. Laurent de Brunhoff lives in Connecticut with his wife, writer Phyllis Rose.