by Ludwig Bemelmans
Madeline is one of the best-loved characters in children's literature. Set in picturesque Paris, this tale of a brave little girl's trip to the hospital was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1940 and has as much appeal today as it did then. The combination of a spirited heroine, timelessly appealing art, cheerful humor, and rhythmic text makes Madeline a perennial favorite with children.
"Madeleine is a wonderful children's book to have in French! The story of course takes place in Paris, and it's a good, simple story to read to children who are learning French at school."
"I am not a native speaker, but wanted to start exposing my daughter to the French language early on. This has been a great book for that! It rhymmes and has bold contrast in the pictures and is just the right length. I really enjoy it and she seems to as well."
Ages 5-8; 48 Pages; Paperback