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Madeline's Rescue

Madeline's Rescue

  • Title: Madeline's Rescue
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  • ISBN : 9780670447169
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 56 pages


It took Ludwig Bemelmans years to think of Madeline s next adventure after the 1939 original Madeline, but he did it, and the result was Madeline s Rescue, winner of the 1954 Caldecott Medal One day on a walk through Paris a twelve little girls in two straight lines kind of walk , Madeline slips and falls off a bridge right into the Seine Everyone feared she would be It took Ludwig Bemelmans years to think of Madeline s next adventure after the 1939 original Madeline, but he did it, and the result was Madeline s Rescue, winner of the 1954 Caldecott Medal One day on a walk through Paris a twelve little girls in two straight lines kind of walk , Madeline slips and falls off a bridge right into the Seine Everyone feared she would be dead, But for a dog That kept its head, saving her from a watery grave What choice do Madeline and the girls have but to take the heroic pooch home, feed her biscuits, milk, and beef, and name her Genevieve Sadly, when Lord Cucuface gets wind of the new dog, he decrees that no dogs will be allowed in the old house in Paris that was covered with vines, and kicks Genevieve out on the street Madeline vows vengeance, and the girls scour Paris looking for the pup They went looking high and low And every place a dog might go In every place they called her name But no one answered to the same As we ve come to expect from Bemelmans, all s well that ends well chez Clavel, and young readers will be tickled by this heartwarming, quirky dog story with a surprise finale Ages 4 to 8 Karin Snelson


Author Ludwig Bemelmans

Ludwig Bemelmans was an Austrian author, an internationally known gourmand, and a writer and illustrator of children s books He is most noted today for his Madeline books, six of which were published from 1939 1961 A seventh was discovered after his death and published posthumously in 1999.




Madeline's Rescue Reviews (31)

  • I ve only read 3 Madeline books but this is definitely the best of them The focus is on some drama surrounding a very sweet dog they name Genevieve.There is one really bad moment where someone named Lord Cucuface says something racist about the dog, possibly just because of uncertain race rhymes wit [..]

  • Its four in the morning and i have not slept at all I am very, very sick so please bear with me on this review I don t have any humor in me to give to you guys so lets just get down to business Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans is a great book for children but i don t think its a book i could read out lo [..]

  • Revisited an old favourite Madeline falls into the Seine and is rescued by a stray dog They name the dog Genevieve and take the dog home to live with them but this leads to squabbling about who gets to have the dog on their beds that night Rather than draw up a rota Genevieve has a solution to this [..]

  • Awwww.this one is cute _ [..]

  • Regrettably, I ve never been a huge Madeline fan Madeline s Rescue certainly has some charm, but I just wasn t wowed by it The rhymes felt awkward to me at times and, while I can appreciate them, the illustrations simply don t resonate with me Obviously, Madeline has a huge following so I have tried [..]

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