Madeline

Madeline

by Ludwig Bemelmans

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Overview

In an old house in Paris
that was covered with vines
lived twelve little girls
in two straight lines
the smallest one was Madeline.
 
 
Nothing frightens Madeline—not tigers, not even mice. With its endearing, courageous heroine, cheerful humor, and wonderful, whimsical drawings of Paris, the Madeline stories are true classics that continue to charm readers, even after 75 years!

Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) was the author of the beloved Madeline books, including Madeline, a Caldecott Honor Book, and Madeline's Rescue, winner of the Caldecott Medal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140564396
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/01/2000
Series: Madeline Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 3,236
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 12.08(h) x 0.23(d)
Lexile: AD680L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) (www.madeline.com), a painter, illustrator, and writer for both children and adults, originally published Madeline in 1939. It lives on today, along with Caldecott Medal winner Madeline’s Rescue, as a seminal picture book in children’s literature. Ludwig Bemelmans’ grandson, John Bemelmans Marciano, carries on his grandfather’s legacy and has written and illustrated four books about Madeline of his own, including Madeline and the Old House in Paris and Madeline at the White House

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