Oct 092008
 
Babar the elephant, the beloved protagonist of nearly four dozen children’s books, is now the star of his very own show: an exhibit at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.
 
For the last two weeks, crowds of all ages have been coming to the former home and library of financier Pierpont Morgan to see “Drawing Babar: Early Drafts and Watercolors,” which features more than 170 works, including manuscript drafts, sketches, and watercolors, for the first book by each of Babar’s two authors, father and son Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff. read more…