Questions tagged [babar-the-elephant]

Questions about the series of children's books about Babar, a fictional elephant, by the French writer and illustrator Jean de Brunhoff. Use with the tags [jean-de-brunhoff] and [french-literature].

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Is Babar an African or Asian elephant?

As a child I remember enjoying the Babar picture books about the eponymous elephant and his escapades. Now, many years later, it occurs to me to wonder what kind of elephants Babar and his people were:...