John Bemelmans Marciano





John Bemelmans Marciano

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John Bemelmans Marciano carries on the legacy begun by his grandfather, Ludwig Bemelmans, author and illustrator of the Madeline books, with stunning watercolor artwork and playful, energetic storytelling.


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When it comes to classic kids books, an adjective that gets thrown around a lot is "timeless." An author or illustrator who wins that particular plaudit is seen as having created characters whose actions and emotions are genuine, clearly wrought, and recognizable to the children of any era. But I actually think timelessness has less to do with any positive attribute that it is the absence of da...

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Average rating: 3.86 · 2,417 ratings · 393 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Madeline and the Cats of Rome
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Anonyponymous: The Forgotte...
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Madeline at the White House
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Madeline Loves Animals
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Madeline's Tea Party
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Toponymity: An Atlas of Words
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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“It is deeply ironic that while America was hemming and hawing over whether to go metric on account of its shrinking place in world trade, a U.S. innovation sized in customary feet was becoming the most important measure of capacity ever to hit the global market.”
John Bemelmans Marciano, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet

“containerization has had a greater impact on global trade than all GATT talks combined.”
John Bemelmans Marciano, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet

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