Who created Babar the Elephant? March 5, 2012 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Literature Jean de Brunhoff created Babar the Elephant, in stories beginning with The Story of Babar (1933). De Brunhoff’s son Laurent continued the series. Related PostsHow did the elephant and donkey come to be the symbols for the Republican and Democratic parties?Who created Charlie Chan?When was the post of Prince of Wales created?Who created the Burma-Shave advertisements on American roadways earlier in this century?What does L.S.M.F.T. mean and who created it?