Beginning in Spring 2001, Abrams began to reissue the backlist of original Laurent de Brunhoff Babar stories. For Fall 2001, Abrams presents Babar and the Ghost and Babar and the Wully-Wully. Both books are reproduced from the original artwork. When a perfect afternoon hike turns stormy, Babar and his family and friends are forced to spend the night in the Black Castle. Cornelius warns that the castle looks haunted, but the children fearlessly go exploring. They soon make the acquaintance of ghost Baron Bardula, a brave knight from long ago. The ghost shows them around the castle, and the children beg him to return with them to Celesteville. When they return, Celesteville becomes a very exciting place. The ghost enjoys playing tricks on the townsfolk - and the grownups cannot see who the prankster is. The children love their invisible friend, but things are getting out of control. How will Babar bring peace and quiet back to Celesteville? Twenty years after its original publication, Babar and the Ghost continues to delight both parents and children with the story of a lively ghost who turns Celesteville topsy-turvy.