Bemelmans, Ludwig

Madeline in London

“In an old house in Paristhat was covered with vineslived twelve little girlsin two straight linesthe 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!Pepito has moved to England. To help celebrate his birthday, Miss Clavel and the girls pay him after 75 years!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.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. read more