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Babar’s Guide to Paris

Babar’s Guide to Paris By Laurent de Brunhoff

Babar the elephant, one of the most loved and classic characters in children’s literature, showcases his favourite parts of the City of Lights in this memorable trip to Paris. Laurent de Brunhoff’s Paris is filled with charming elephants on every page as they enjoy all the sights and sounds of one of Europe’s most popular cities. This all-new full-colour picture book, rendered in beautiful watercolours, evokes the classic feel of the bestselling Babar’s Museum of Art, and it will become a must-have read for fans of Babar, those planning a family trip to Paris and anyone new to the wondrous world of Babar.When Babar’s youngest daughter, Isabelle, heads to Paris on her own for the first time, he tells her how to enjoy the iconic city to the fullest. Babar recommends food, including cafes, street markets and brassieres; he also offers the best sightseeing tips, especially observing the Eiffel Tower from every angle, walking along the banks of the Seine, visiting the Louvre and Orangerie museums, and exploring the Luxembourg Gardens. There’s even a postcard-perfect opening scene that features the Babar family visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral on a previous trip. Babar also gives local advice. He tells Isabelle how apartment buildings work, why an elephant may be surprised by the size of a lift, how to take the metro, how to find a restaurant to call your own, and to walk – walk as much as possible to see everything that Paris has to offer. In the end, Isabelle is encouraged to enjoy her travels, but she is also lovingly reminded to always come home to Celesteville and her family. Like other classic children’s books featuring international adventures, including Madeline in London and Eloise in Paris, readers will be eager to take the trip to Paris with Babar.

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Babar’s Guide to Paris Reviews

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Tested By Jemma Beeley – Ava & Elsie 6 & 3 Years

Jemma Awarded
Babar’s Guide to Paris By Laurent de Brunhoff 4.9/5

Looks very
nice quality. Beautiful illustrations my daughters couldn’t wait to get started
reading it. The quality of this book is
lovely. It is very good quality, love that it is a hardback and has the dust
cover. My girls loved it they couldn’t wait to look inside. Beautifully
illustrated really captured the spirit of Paris. My girls loved looking at them
and learning about all the different landmarks.
Yes they really enjoyed it. My eldest read it to her little sister and
stopped at the end of each page to talk about the pictures (she’s a budding
teacher!). They both enjoyed the story.
Was stimulating for them as they both want to go to Paris now. I think it is a beautiful looking book with a
lovely story and lots of interesting information. It is a little more than I
would usually spend on a children’s book. Yes, I do think it is expensive but
the quality is very good. Would be nice as a birthday present. I would
certainly recommend this book. We really enjoyed reading this high quality book
and looking at the beautiful illustrations, it makes me want to go back to
Paris to take the children. Jemma Beeley – Ava & Elsie 6 & 3 Years

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Tested By Gaynor Vaughan – Olivia & Edward – 7 & 3 Years

Gaynor
Awarded Babar’s Guide to Paris By Laurent de Brunhoff  3.8/5

High quality lovely looking book. Both children liked the look of the
book. Olivia because she could read the title too and Edward because it had an
elephant on the front. Good illustrations – helped to explain the story.
Neither of them asked for it again at bedtime – I did read it to them a couple
of times, with no complaints though. I
think they were expecting a bit more of a story. This book was stimulating for my 7 year
old. Great book if you are planning on going
to Paris and seeing some of the sights mentioned. Not so good if you are wanting it just to
show children the sights in Paris, unless they are a bit older. I would not purchase this book –
unfortunately, we aren’t planning on going to Paris anytime soon (although I
personally would love too!). I would
recommend if they are planning a Paris trip.
Nice for children who are due to go or have been to Paris. Gaynor Vaughan – Olivia & Edward –
7 & 3 Years

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Tested By Shirley Dean – Juliette 6 years

Shirley
Awarded the Babar’s Guide to Paris By Laurent de Brunhoff 4.8/5

Looked a high
quality book and loved the front cover as I used to read Babar books when I was
younger so was eager to see what Juliette thought. She certainly wanted to see what the book had
to offer. The illustrations were lovely and really helped explain the story. She loved reading this book and learning more
about Paris and all the places the characters visited. She really enjoyed this book and think we
will be purchasing more Babar books in the future. A lovely story, educational too about famous landmarks
and we both enjoyed the book. It is a
stimulating book and when we next visit Paris Juliette will know more about the
city. It is a little bit more expensive
than our normal books, but hardcover so will last a while and a book we will
keep going back too. I would purchase as
a present and recommend as a lovely well-illustrated story. We both enjoyed this book. Shirley Dean – Juliette 6 years

I would certainly recommend this book. We really enjoyed reading this high quality book and looking at the beautiful illustrations, it makes me want to go back to Paris to take the children.

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Jemma Awarded Babar’s Guide to Paris By Laurent de Brunhoff 4.9/5

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