Pre-school Babar toys for Christmas

Celebrate Babar’s 80th anniversary with beautiful vintage toys

25 OCTOBER 2013
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This year Babar is celebrating 80 years since the books were published in the UK. Now you can introduce a new generation of children to the world’s best loved elephant via these beautiful new traditional toys that have just been launched in the UK.

This year Babar is celebrating 80 years since the books were published in the UK. Now you can introduce a new generation of children to the world’s best loved elephant via these beautiful new traditional toys that have just been launched in the UK.

The Babar Tin Tea Set, £21, from www.honeyjam.co.uk

Colourful and great for imaginative play. 4 plates, cups and saucers, plus tea pot. For 3 years +

Babar Jack in the Box, £24, www.honeyjam.co.uk

Two classics in one! Thisnostalgictin jack-in-the-box proides hours of fun. Measures 5 inches tall. For 18 months +

Babar Tin Kaleidoscope, £7.50, from www.honeyjam.co.uk

A classic toy, this kaleidoscope provides endless colourful patterns.. Made of durable tin, not plastic. For 3 years +


Babar Museum of Art Magnetic Character sets £14.99, from
www.trotters.co.uk

Fun at home, fun when travelling, 30+ characters and accessories from Celesteville on four different background scenes. For 3 years +

Babar Deluxe Puzzle Wheels £13.99 srp, www.trotters.co.uk

Six chunky pieces fit into a central hub to form a 1 foot diameter puzzle in this Babar Deluxe Puzzle Wheel. For 2 years +

Babar Wooden Magnetic Shapes £15.99 srp, www.trotters.co.uk

Colourful wooden magnets show Babar and his friends enjoying life in Celesteville. Arrange the characters on the refrigerator or any metal surface. The full magnetic backing will even hold elephants firmly in position! For 3 years +

Babar Museum of Art Color Me Puzzle £13.99 srp, www.trotters.co.uk

Babar Museum of Art Colour Me Puzzle! Put together the 24 two-sided puzzle pieces to see King Babar and his children, The Old Lady, and Zephir on a visit to Celesteville's new fine art museum. For 3 years +

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About Babar's 80th Anniversary

This is the Official Online Press Office for the UK celebrations of the 80th Anniversary of Babar.

The classic children's character, Babar the Elephant, was created by the French painter, Jean de Brunhoff, in 1931, however the first Babar books were not published in the UK unitl 1933.  Since then, millions of British children have grown up with the memorable stories about the King of the Elephants, his wife Celeste, and large extended family.

UK celebrations to mark this important milestone in Babar's history will be announced in due course.

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