The Story of Babar Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from The Story of Babar
“Babar kisses the Old Lady good-bye. He would be quite happy to go if it were not for leaving her. He promises to come back some day. He will never forget her.”
“So many things are new to him! The broad streets! The automobiles and buses! However, he is especially interested in two gentlemen he notices on the street. He says to himself: ‘Really, they are very well dressed. I would like to have some fine clothes, too! I wonder how I can get them?’ ”
“Babar is not quite happy, for he misses playing in the great forest with his little cousins and his friends, the monkeys. He often stands at the window, thinking sadly of his childhood, and cries when he remembers his mother.”
“The Old Lady is left alone. Sadly she wonders: ‘When shall I see my little Babar again?’ ”
“He goes out for an automobile ride every day. The Old Lady has given him the car. She gives him whatever he wants.”
“Well satisfied with his purchases and feeling very elegant indeed, Babar now goes to the photographer to have his picture taken.”
“And now King Babar and Queen Celeste, both eager for further adventures, set out on their honeymoon in a gorgeous yellow balloon.”
“In the great forest a little elephant is born. His name is Babar. His mother loves him very much. She rocks him to sleep with her trunk while singing softly to him.”
“The festivities are over, night has fallen, the stars have risen in the sky. King Babar and Queen Celeste are indeed very happy. Now the world is asleep. The guests have gone home, happy, though tired from too much dancing. They will long remember this great celebration.”
“Without wasting any time, Babar goes into a big store. He enters the elevator. It is such fun to ride up and down in this funny box, that he rides all the way up ten times and all the way down ten times.”
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