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Penguin Putnam
"Bemelmans' drawings have put an authentic Paris within the covers of this book. The rhymes in which the tale is told make it one that children will enjoy repeating." The New York Times"

Baker & Taylor
Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.

& Taylor

A little French girl living in a boarding school causes much excitement when she must have an appendectomy

Publisher: New York : Viking Press, c1939
Edition: New Viking ed
ISBN: 9780670445806
Branch Call Number: j Picture Book Bem
Characteristics: [46] p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm


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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Let Madeline take you on a trip to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower, Opera, Notre Dame, Louvre etc.

Aug 26, 2014

Who doesn't remember the first few lines from this book?! Brave Madeline isn't scared of mice or heights or tigers in the zoo, and an emergency trip to the hospital turns out to be her grandest adventure yet. The illustrations are simple but memorable, still delightful in today's sea of digital art. One of my very favorite books and a great choice for sharing the classics with young children.

Dec 27, 2012

This book transports the readers young and old to a slightly different place and time. Yet watching little Madeline makes it familiar because she is like the kid in all of us.

wendybird Jul 16, 2009

So good, so classic, I named my firstborn after this plucky heroine francaise. At first glance, the art work seems mere gesture -- but what resonating lines they become... Those yellow pages etch into memory ... thousands agree.


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