Madeline In America And Other Holiday TalesReviews
- Number of Pages: 112
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Madeline, in all her incarnations more than six decades, has remained first and foremost one distinct of"twelve little girls in two straight lines"in an old house in Paris. Now, with news which will astound her a lot of fans, not to mention Madeline herself, she and her 11 cohorts find themselves on their approach to Texas, U. S. A. Madeline a wealthy cowgirl? Why not! She handles her marvelous windfall with her usual aplomb, donning denim and boots to hop aboard a horse for a tour of her newly inherited gold mines, stampeding cattle herds, and gushing oil fields. there are only 11! At the finish from the day, Miss Clavel prepares to tuck 12 small girls into bed--but wait. Where's Madeline?
Although sorting via his grandfather's files, artist and writer John Bemelmans Marciano found the manuscript and pencil sketches for this final in the much-loved Madeline series. Used by permission of Scholastic Inc. Copyright 1999 by Barbara Bemelmans, Madeline Bemelmans, and John Bemelmans Marciano.) (Ages 4 to 8--or all ages, of course) --Emilie Coulter With great respect, Marciano completed the project with full-color paintings, and added two more of Bemelmans's holiday classics--"The Count and also the Cobbler"and"Sunshine"--to create a collection no Bemelmans and Madeline devotee can do without. (Click to see a sample spread.
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