Madeline and the Gypsies (Picture Puffin Books) (Paperback)
The Madeline books are among the most honored children's books of all time. Join Madeline in another adventure when she and Pepito run off to join the carnival with a band of traveling gypsies At first they're having the time of their lives--they don't have to go to school, brush their teeth, or ever go to sleep. But soon Madeline and Pepito start to feel homesick. Leave it to clever Miss Clavel to find Madeline and Pepito and bring them home.
About the Author
Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) is a painter, illustrator, and writer for both children and adults. He is best known for Madeline, a seminal picture book in children's literature and Caldecott Honor book. He wrote six Madeline books altogether, including the Caldecott Medal winning Madeline's Rescue. Ludwig Bemelmans' grandson, John Bemelmans Marciano, carries on his grandfather's legacy and has written and illustrated four books about Madeline of his own, including Madeline and the Old House in Paris and Madeline at the White House.