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Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
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Sep 03, 07

it was amazing
bookshelves: childrens

This is a nice little story about a brave, plucky little girl, but what really elevates it into a true classic are the illustrations. Madeline and her classmates (in "two straight lines") have some of the most famous landmarks in Paris as a backdrop for their adventures. My children now know what the Pont Neuf, Montmartre, and of course the Eiffel Tower look like, even if they don't know that they know.

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