Madeline Description:

Madeline is one of the best loved characters in children s literature Set in picturesque Paris this tale of a brave little girl s trip to the hospital was a Caldecott Honor Book in and has as much appeal today as it did then The combination of a spirited heroine timelessly appealing art cheerful humor and rhythmic text makes Madeline a perennial favorite with children of all ages

Rating: 3.73 out of 5

Madeline's Rescue

Madeline's Rescue Description:

It took Ludwig Bemelmans years to think of Madeline s next adventure after the original i Madeline i but he did it and the result was i Madeline s Rescue i winner of the Caldecott Medal One day on a walk through Paris a twelve little girls in two straight lines kind of walk Madeline slips and falls off a bridge right into the Seine Everyone feared she would be dead But for a dog That kept its head saving her from a watery grave What choice do Madeline and the girls have but to take the heroic pooch home feed her biscuits milk and beef and name her Genevieve Sadly when Lord Cucuface gets wind of the new dog he decrees that no dogs will be allowed in the old house in Paris that was covered with vines and kicks Genevieve out on the street Madeline vows vengeance and the girls scour Paris looking for the pup They went looking high and low And every place a dog might go In every place they called her name But no one answered to the same As we ve come to expect from Bemelmans all s well that ends well chez Clavel and young readers will be tickled by this heartwarming quirky dog story with a surprise finale Ages to i Karin Snelson i

Rating: 3.32 out of 5

Madeline and the Bad Hat

Madeline and the Bad Hat Description:

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Rating: 3.70 out of 5

Madeline in London

Madeline in London Description:

Pepito has moved to England To help celebrate his birthday Miss Clavel and the girls pay him a visit When his mother won t let Pepito keep one of his birthday presents a horse Madeline is more than willing to help out

Rating: 3.27 out of 5

Mad About Madeline: The Complete Tales

Mad About Madeline: The Complete Tales Description:

For over sixty years Madeline s adventures have enthralled her ever growing audience This collection brings together all six of the Madeline books in one volume Every well loved word and picture is here plus an introduction by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Anna Quindlen an essay by Ludwig Bemelmans on how he created Madeline and working sketches of Madeline as well as photos of the Bemelmans family This landmark volume will be treasured by the entire family

Rating: 3.32 out of 5

Madeline's Christmas

Madeline's Christmas Description:

Children can celebrate a Parisian Christmas with Madeline Pepito and all their friends

Rating: 3.58 out of 5

Madeline and the Gypsies

Madeline and the Gypsies Description:

The i Madeline i 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

Rating: 3.28 out of 5

Madeline In America And Other Holiday Tales

Madeline In America And Other Holiday Tales Description:

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Rating: 3.28 out of 5

Hotel Bemelmans

Hotel Bemelmans Description:

If there is such a thing as a comfort food book Bemelmans stories are it His evocative tales of grand hotel life have a reporter s eye for sensory detail yet he always manages to bathe his world and it s lovable characters in the mood of a fairytale Meet the girl hungry hotel Magician Kalakobe the African cook Mr Sigsag Monsieur Victor Mespoulet and an unforgettable cast of down but not yet out hotel employees A feast of food writing And once you ve read one Bemelmans tale you fall in love and want to read the lot

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

When You Lunch with the Emperor: The Adventures of Ludwig Bemelmans

When You Lunch with the Emperor: The Adventures of Ludwig Bemelmans Description:

The legendary bon vivant and author of the Madeline stories lived life like a character in a novel Wherever he went and whatever he did getting caught with his toenails painted red by the Gestapo or discovering the only restaurant with toilets in the Amazon Jungle Bemelmans escapades are guaranteed entertainment

Rating: 3.75 out of 5