by Ludwig Bemelmans


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Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.

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From Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans. Copyright 1958 by Ludwig Bemelmans. Excerpted by permission of Penguin Young Readers Group.

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