Madeline (Abridged / Board book)

Madeline By Ludwig Bemelmans Cover Image
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Rediscover Madeline, now available in board book format

The story of twelve little girls in two straight lines, the smallest one being Madeline, has delighted children for more than seventy years. Now the beloved Caldecott Honor Book is available in a sturdy board book format and a reduced size perfect for small hands. While the text is slightly abridged, none of the charm of the original book is lost as a new format brings this classic title to a younger audience.

About the Author

Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) (, a painter, illustrator, and writer for both children and adults, originally published Madeline in 1939. It lives on today, along with Caldecott Medal winner Madeline’s Rescue, as a seminal picture book in children’s literature. Ludwig Bemelmans’ grandson, John Bemelmans Marciano, carries on his grandfather’s legacy and has written and illustrated four books about Madeline of his own, including Madeline and the Old House in Parisand Madeline at the White House.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780670014071
ISBN-10: 0670014079
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 5th, 2012
Pages: 36
Language: English
Series: Madeline