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Madeline's Christmas

Written & illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans
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Everyone gets her Christmas wish when Madeline’s in charge!

Something is not right with the famous “twelve little girls in two straight lines.” All are sick in bed except brave Madeline, who must run the school, for even Miss Clavel is not feeling very well. But when Madeline finds help from a magical merchant, the girls embark on a Christmas journey that will surely make them forget their sniffles and sneezes.

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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
5.0 / 7.0

We love Madeline, and we love having a special Madeline book that we only pull out around Christmastime! As far as plot goes, it’s hard to compete with the original book, but we still find this book fun and festive.

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Who Wrote Madeline's Christmas

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Ludwig Bemelmans

Ludwig Bemelmans (1896-1963) was born in the Austrian Tirol, coming to the United States in 1914. Although best known for his children’s books, he also wrote fiction and non-fiction for adults, on subjects he knew best: hotels, traveling, and Hollywood.

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