Bestselling and beloved Madeline visits the Oval Office!
Readers will see Washington, D.C., as never before, when Madeline takes a midnight sightseeing tour on a magic carpet of cherry blossoms. Invited to the White House by Candle, the president’s lonely only daughter, for the annual Easter Egg hunt and roll, Madeline and the other little girls have a rollicking good time, and introduce Candle to the joys of occasionally breaking the rules. With a bouncy read-aloud text and gorgeous watercolor pictures, Madeline at the White House is in the best tradition of the beloved Madeline books.
Madeline is a beloved character in our house, and while Madeline and Madeline’s Rescue are the main books we read over and over again, it’s fun to be able to use our favorite character to explore other places, settings, and situations. This board book edition of Madeline at the White House makes it that much easier to share with my littlest readers.
A twist on the classic Madeline story with new friends and adventure. Beautiful illustrations of a historic landmark.
I love Madeline, but this just felt totally random and a bit of a stretch.
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. John Bemelmans Marciano is the author and illustrator of several other books including Delilah and Bemelmans: The Life and Art of Madeline’s Creator. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.