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2013-11-21 23:24:54

Babar is going digital. Cupcake Digital, Nelvana Enterprises and the Clifford Ross Company have teamed up to create the first-ever Babar and the Adventures of Badou enhanced storybook app for this beloved publishing property and animated TV series, which airs on the 24-hour Disney Junior channel in the U.S., Treehouse in Canada and TF1 in France. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Babar is going digital! Cupcake Digital, Nelvana Enterprises and the Clifford Ross Company have teamed up...

2006-06-29 07:37:50

By James Mackenzie PARIS (Reuters) - Babar the Elephant, a timeless figure in children's literature, turns 75 this year, his trademark crown and green suit unmarked by changing fashions or criticism that his jungle realm is a relic of colonialism. Babar was created one evening in 1931 when Cecile de Brunhoff, a piano teacher, told her two small sons the story of an elephant whose mother is killed by hunters and who flees to a town where he learns to dress as a human. "My brother and...


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