Celebrate 75 years of Madeline! Here, collected in one handsome volume, are all the adventures of Madeline, a fearless little girl full of mischief and vitality who is one of the world's most popular and beloved fictional characters. Madeline (first published in 1939) and its five sequels have charmed generations of readers and become true classics. In each of these books, Bemelmans' humorous verse, his immortal characters, and his wonderful, whimsical drawings of Paris combine to create a memorable reading experience for all ages.
Includes Madeline, Madeline's Rescue, Madeline and the Bad Hat, Madeline and the Gypsies, Madeline in London, and Madeline's Christmas. Special features include an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anna Quindlen, the inclusion of "The Isle of God," an essay by Bemelmans on how he invented Madeline, and never-before-published working sketches of Madeline, as well as photos of the Bemelmans family. Hardcover; 320 pages.
• Celebrate 75 years of Madeline! • The collected adventures of Ludwig Bemelmans' Madeline • Five Madeline stories • Includes an introduction by Anna Quindlen • Includes never-before-published working sketches of Madeline • Includes an essay by the author on how he invented Madeline Fun for the whole family!
Dimensions Hardcover; 320 pages; 10-3/4" x 8"
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