Madeline's Christmas by Ludwig BemelmansMadeline's Christmas by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline's Christmas

byLudwig Bemelmans

Paperback | September 25, 2000

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It's the night before Christmas and everyone is sick in bed. All except brave Madeline, who is up and about and feeling just fine. Taking care of eleven little girls and Miss Clavel is hard work, but Madeline finds help from a magical merchant peddling flying carpets door-to-door. Now the girls are going on a Christmas journey that will surely make them forget their sniffles and sneezes. Great for gift-giving and group sharing, Madeline's Christmas now joins the five other books about Madeline as a deluxe, full-sized paperback.
Ludwig Bemelmans (1896-1963) was born in the Austrian Tirol, coming to the United States in 1914. Although best known for his children's books, he also wrote fiction and non-fiction for adults, on subjects he knew best: hotels, traveling, and Hollywood. He was a frequent contributor to magazines, including The New Yorker, Town and Coun...
Title:Madeline's ChristmasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 12 × 8.5 × 0.15 inPublished:September 25, 2000Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140566503

ISBN - 13:9780140566505

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 8


Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not like the rest! For me this was underwhelming and not on par with the rest of Madeleine's wonderful adventures.
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book but not as good as the earlier ones Although I still love this book, I don't think this is as good as the earliest Madeline books.
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Madeline Is As Charming As The First Time I Read Her in Grade School The Madeline books are a much beloved classic and timeless in nature. Now I have my own little Madeline to share this spirited little girl's adventures with.
Date published: 2017-03-11

Editorial Reviews

"That old house in Paris that is covered with vines' still holds the irrepressible Madeline, who here manages to keep things going when everyone is sick abed Christmas Eve....The pictures are vintage Bemelmans -- brisk, energetic, and strikingly composed." Booklist