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Madeline's Rescue

Written & illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans
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Apr 3, 1960
Publication Date
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Pages
3-7
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines the smallest one was Madeline.”

Nothing frightens Madeline—not tigers, not even mice. With its endearing, courageous heroine, cheerful humor, and wonderful, whimsical drawings of Paris, the Madeline stories are true classics that continue to charm readers even after 75 years!

When Madeline falls into the river Seine and nearly drowns, a courageous canine comes to her rescue. Now Genevieve the dog is Madeline’s cherished pet, and the envy of all the other girls. What can be done when there’s just not enough hound to go around?

What Kind of Book is Madeline's Rescue

Themes:
sharing
rescues and rescuing
dogs
Paris
culture
Categories:
caldecott
classics
Genres:
fiction
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming
Locations:
France
Europe

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B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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4.75 / 7.0

In the Madeline series, this book is about the dog, Genevieve, who rescued Madeline from her fall to the river. When Genevieve is lost, the girls try to find her. Genevieve ends up back home, and all of the girls want Genevieve to sleep in their bed! It turns out that Genevieve has a bunch of pups, so all the girls get their wish to have a dog in their bed at night. :)

Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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6.5 / 7.0

Without a doubt the second-best Madeline book, after the original. This is the book that introduces Genevieve the dog! It’s one of my daughters’ favorite books to read together, and I get to enjoy familiar Parisian landmarks in the illustrations!

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Who Wrote Madeline's Rescue

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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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Book Details

ISBN:
9780670447169
Publication Date:
April 3, 1960
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
53008709
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
297264
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0670447161
Lexile® Level:
AD460L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.2
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
21259
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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