Bemelmans, Ludwig

(Book - 1967)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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, c1967
Edition: New Viking ed
ISBN: 0670445800
Branch Call Number: jE BEMELMANS
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,32 cm


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Reading this as an adult, I realized that Madeline was not really an orphan (which is what I thought she was as a child), but instead a child who lived at a boarding school, which was apparently very common in Europe, especially among the upper classes. Kind of sad, but interesting that my mother never disabused me of the notion that she was an orphan (I don't know if we even discussed it).

Dec 27, 2012
  • nancytran rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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.

Jul 16, 2009
  • wendybird rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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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