Madeline: Book & Doll Gift Set

About the Author

Ludwig Bemelmans (1898–1962) was a painter and the author/illustrator of over 30 books, including the celebrated Madeline series. His work is included in the Gallery's permanent collection.

Madeline: Book & Doll Gift Set

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Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline truly needs no introduction. An enduring classic, Madeline continues to enchant readers more than 70 years after its first publication. Nothing frightens Madeline—not tigers, not mice, not even getting sick. To Madeline, a trip to the hospital is a grand adventure. With this book and soft doll gift set, Madeline comes to life, stepping out of her books and into your arms. Dressed in her classic blue coat, school uniform and yellow hat with grosgrain ribbon trim, the doll includes Madeline's familiar features, blush cheeks—even her appendix scar. This doll is sure to become a beloved friend.

  • Hardcover
  • 56 pages
  • Published: 1958
  • Recommended for ages 3–7
  • Plush: 16 inches

Editorial Reviews

“Bemelmans’s drawings have put an authentic Paris within the covers of this book. The rhymes in which the tale is told make it one that children will enjoy repeating.” —The New York Times

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