Item description for Madeleine (French Edition) by Ludwig Bemelmans...
Overview Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Publisher Schoenhof Foreign Books
ISBN 2211021565 ISBN13 9782211021562
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More About Ludwig Bemelmans
Ludwig Bemelmans (1896-1963) was born in the Austrian Tirol, coming to the United States in 1914. Although best known for his children's books, he also wrote fiction and non-fiction for adults, on subjects he knew best: hotels, traveling, and Hollywood. He was a frequent contributor to magazines, including The New Yorker, Town and Country, and Holiday. Bemelmans was also a painter, whose art was displayed in exhibitions around the world.
Ludwig Bemelmans lived in the state of New York. Ludwig Bemelmans was born in 1898 and died in 1962.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Madeleine (French Edition)?
A classic! Aug 6, 2008
I loved the Madeline books as a child, so when my daughter turned two I ordered this for her.... and it's truly one of her favorite books. The story is a classic, and the illustrations are as charming as ever! Thirty + years hasn't dimmed it's magic for me.
Beautiful, memorable book Aug 3, 2008
This beautifully written and illustrated, very engaging story, is a classic of children's literature and a delight in every way. You may begin reading this to a child from the age of 7-8 mos on. One of my favorites as a child (65 yrs ago) and so for both my daughters. I have just given this new addition to my baby granddaughter.
A great children's book Jun 16, 2008
"In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines." In 1939, Ludwig Bemelmans began writing stories about a group of girls in a school in Paris, foremost among whom was the irrepressible Madeline. Those books are now considered classics in children's literature, having collected many awards.
This is a great children's book, one that my four-year-old likes having read to her over and over again. Indeed, we now have it down to where she finishes the sentences for me. "In two straight lines they..." I start, and she finishes with, "broke their bread." Well, it's a lot of fun. We both love this book and highly recommend it!
A Classic Among Childrens Books May 9, 2008
This classic book is great reading to children as soon as they can sit still enough to listen and look. A delightful, warm and imaginative story.
Wonderful book! Apr 14, 2008
My three year old daughter loves this book. After all these years it's still great--nothing beats a classic.