Picture Book - 1960
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Madeline, the smallest of Miss Clavel's twelve little charges, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.
Publisher: New York, NY : Viking Press, 1960
Edition: New Viking ed
ISBN: 9780670445806
Branch Call Number: JE B
Characteristics: [44] p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm


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Mar 03, 2020

I remember reading this book when I was a kid back in the early 2000's. I forgot about it until recent so I had to read it again. It's just how I remember. It's a cute little story with pretty illustrations and cute little charming young girl. It was really fun to read one of my childhood books in my twenties now from when I was a kid. It was fun to tap into that memory again.

Feb 09, 2020

I read this for the "Set In A Country You've Never Visited Before" part of my 2020 reading challenge. Definitely a classic, I remember watching the show growing up. The artwork in this wasn't quite my style, but I liked how at the end it listed all the famous sites in Paris that were shown on each page.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Let Madeline take you on a trip to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower, Opera, Notre Dame, Louvre etc.

Aug 26, 2014

Who doesn't remember the first few lines from this book?! Brave Madeline isn't scared of mice or heights or tigers in the zoo, and an emergency trip to the hospital turns out to be her grandest adventure yet. The illustrations are simple but memorable, still delightful in today's sea of digital art. One of my very favorite books and a great choice for sharing the classics with young children.

Dec 27, 2012

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.

wendybird Jul 16, 2009

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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Jun 04, 2015

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