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"No one has ever written more delightful stories than the Madeline books, whose text and pictures are cherished by parents as well as by youngsters, and which have brightened the evening shadows at many a bedtime". International Herald Tribune.
By: Ludwig Bemelmans
Vendor: Viking Juvenile
Publication Date: 1958
Dimensions: 12.26 X 8.96 X 0.40 (inches)
|Weight: 1 pound 2 ounces|
Stock No: WW45800
that was covered with vines
lived twelve little girls
in two straight lines
the smallest one was Madeline."
Nothing frightens Madelinenot 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.
Ludwig Bemelmans was a painter, illustrator, and writer for both children and adults. His Madeline book rank among the most honored childrens book series. Madeline was named a Caldecott Honor Book, and the first of its five sequels, Madelines Rescue, won the Caldecott Medal and was a New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year. Mr. Bemelmans died in 1962, after completing Madelines Christmas. Visit penguin.com/madeline.