And they've taken Madeline and Pepito with them! Miss Clavel is beside herself, but Madeline and Pepito are having the time of their lives. They don't have to go to school, brush their teeth, or ever go to sleep. But soon Madeline and Pepito start to feel homesick. The gypsies don't want to let them go, so it's up to Miss Clavel to find Madeline and Pepito and bring them home.
The Madeline books are among the most honored children's books of all time. Join Madeline in another adventure when she and Pepito run off to join the carnival with a band of traveling gypsies! At first they're having the time of their lives—they don't have to go to school, brush their teeth, or ever go to sleep. But soon Madeline and Pepito start to feel homesick. Leave it to clever Miss Clavel to find Madeline and Pepito and bring them home.
Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) is a painter, illustrator, and writer for both children and adults. He is best known for Madeline
, a seminal picture book in children’s literature and Caldecott Honor book. He wrote six Madeline
books altogether, including the Caldecott Medal winning Madeline’s Rescue
. 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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