Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans is an enduring classic. This Caldecott Honor Winning book introduces young readers to the courageous Madeline. Madeline lives in an old house in Paris with eleven other little girls and Miss Clavel and she is not afraid of anything. Even when she must have her appendix out, Madeline finds ways to enjoy herself and show off her scar. Bemelman’s melodic verse and whimsical illustrations bring the beautiful world of Madeline’s Paris to life.

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