About the Author
Ludwig Bemelmans (1898–1962) was a painter and the author/illustrator of over 30 books, including the celebrated Madeleine series. His work is included in the Gallery's permanent collection.
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.
- 56 pages
- Published: 1958
- Recommended for ages 3–7
“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