by Ludwig Bemelmans
Paperback, 48 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $7.99 | purchase
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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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October 11, 2013 Ludwig Bemelmans' first introduced the plucky heroine back in 1939. Now, his grandson carries on the tradition of the little girls in two straight lines. And if there was any confusion, he would like to set the record straight: It's not an orphanage; Miss Clavel is not a nun; and Madeline isn't French.
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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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