Madeline

Madeline

Book - 1939
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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"

Random House, Inc.
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.

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

Baker
& Taylor

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

Publisher: New York : Viking Press, c1939
Edition: New Viking ed
ISBN: 9780670445806
0670445800
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.

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Rachel_Em
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.

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nancytran
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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