Something is not right with Madeline. Her friends are sad when she goes to hospital to have her appendix removed. But they cheer up when they see her impressive scar! The small but feisty Madeline and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for seventy years.
Madeline is a 1939 book written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans, the first in the book series, which inspired the Madeline media franchise. It is considered one of the major classics of children's literature. Madeline was named a Caldecott Honor Book for 1940