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Ludwig Bemelmans - Author

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Sunshine

Sunshine

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans, Barbara Bemelmans Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2020

First published in 1950, this enchanting picture book by the creator of Madeline tells the story of a music teacher whose greedy landlord is foiled in his efforts to evict her on Christmas Eve. In so doing, as the original cover copy states, it presents: 'a unique guide to New York City, showing its landmarks as they could only be seen through the eyes of Ludwig Bemelmans... Sunshine is pure Bemelmans of the most irresistible variety. The story, which concerns a children's music school - and umbrellas! - has the gentle touch of Madeline, as well as some thoroughly ridiculous situations. At the same time, adults all too familiar with the housing shortage will join the children in applauding when the gentle little music school teacher outwits a landlord who doesn't permit cats or doggies or people who have noisy hobbies . And everyone will rejoice in the happy ending to this delightful story.'

Madeline in London (mini HB)

Madeline in London (mini HB)

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Madeline, Madeline, where have you been? We've been to London to see the Queen. The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming world have been loved by children and adults alike for eighty years. Take a trip to London in this timeless picture book classic. First published in 1939, MADELINE and its sequels have been adapted into numerous formats, spawning television series and a live action feature film. The illustrations are stunningly beautiful and touchingly eccentric The Guardian No one has ever written more delightful stories New York Herald Tribune

Madeline (mini HB)

Madeline (mini HB)

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines... The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming world have been loved by children and adults alike for eighty years. Take a trip to Paris in this timeless picture book classic. First published in 1939, MADELINE and its sequels have been adapted into numerous formats, spawning television series and a live action feature film. The illustrations are stunningly beautiful and touchingly eccentric The Guardian No one has ever written more delightful stories New York Herald Tribune

Golden Basket

Golden Basket

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/05/2016

Ludwig Bemelmans' Favorite Stories

Ludwig Bemelmans' Favorite Stories

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/05/2016

La Bonne Table

La Bonne Table

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2015

A glorious, illustrated, celebration of a lifetime love affair with the art of dining, by the author of the classic Madeline series.

Madeline In London

Madeline In London

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2009

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' Pepito lives next door to Madeline and her friends. When he moves to London, he pines for the twelve little girls terribly. So Miss Clavel and her charges pay him a visit in London...and come home with a new friend! The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for over seventy years.

Madelines Rescue 70th Anniversary

Madelines Rescue 70th Anniversary

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2009

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' When Madeline's daredevil behaviour goes too far, and she falls into the river, a brave dog rescues her. But when the trustees arrive for the annual school inspection, Genevieve the dog is sent away. Will the little girls ever be reunited with their faithful friend? The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for seventy years.

Madeline & the Bad Hat 70th Anniversary

Madeline & the Bad Hat 70th Anniversary

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2009

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' A boy named Pepito has moved in next door to Madeline and her friends. Madeline can tell straight away that he is a 'Bad Hat'. But when one of Pepito's pranks backfires, Madeline not only rescues him, but sets out to reform him! The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for seventy years.

Madeline and the Gypsies 70th Anniversary

Madeline and the Gypsies 70th Anniversary

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2009

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' When Madeline and her friend, Pepito, get left behind at the Gypsy Carnival, Miss Clavel is terribly worried. But the two friends are actually having a wonderful time, learning all sorts of circus skills! Will Madeline and Pepito ever return home? The small but feisty heroine, Madeline and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children an adults alike for seventy years.

Madeline's Christmas

Madeline's Christmas

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2008

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' It's Christmas Eve, and Miss Clavel and her charges are all in bed with colds. All except Madeline, who answers the door to a rug-seller. But when she discovers that the rug-seller is also a magician, the little girls are whisked away on a magic Christmas carpet ride! The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for over seventy years.

Hotel Bemelmans

Hotel Bemelmans

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2002

If there is such a thing as a comfort food book, Bemelmans' stories are it. His evocative tales of grand hotel life have a reporter's eye for sensory detail, yet he always manages to bathe his world and it's lovable characters in the mood of a fairytale. Meet the girl-hungry hotel Magician, Kalakobe the African cook, Mr Sigsag, Monsieur Victor, Mespoulet and an unforgettable cast of down but not yet out hotel employees. A feast of food writing. And once you've read one Bemelmans' tale you fall in love and want to read the lot.

Madeline

Madeline

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2000

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