Babar the Elephant Making Jump to TV

That famous elephant Babar, already the star of a slew of children's books, is making the jump to TV. HBO plans to run 13 episodes of an animated "Babar" series, beginning April 2.

The shows will feature new stories as well as adaptations of the famous books by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff.

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