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John Bemelmans Marciano

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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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The Thing about Ping

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 dated

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Published on May 27, 2011 11:41
Average rating: 3.85 · 5,480 ratings · 753 reviews · 33 distinct worksSimilar authors
Madeline and the Cats of Rome

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Madeline at the White House

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Anonyponymous: The Forgotte...

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Madeline and the Old House ...

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Whatever Happened to the Me...

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Mischief Season: A Twins Story

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Madeline's Tea Party

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“The tombstone of coinage, arguably the most important measure in history, could read: Born Lydia, Anatolia, 7th century B.C. Died Washington, D.C., 20th century A.D.”
John Bemelmans Marciano, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet

“What weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of gold? sounds like a trick question for third-graders, for which the answer should be, A pound is the same no matter what it weighs! Except it doesn’t. A pound of feathers is heavier than one of gold by 22 percent, because plumage and precious metals in the United States are weighed according to different pounds.”
John Bemelmans Marciano, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet

“Such simple questions as How many feet are in a mile? or What’s the number of square feet in an acre? produce the not-so-simple answers of 5,280 and 43,560.”
John Bemelmans Marciano, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet

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