Madeline and the Bad Hat
In an old house in Paristhat was covered with vineslived twelve little girlsin two straight linesthe 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. In this next adventure, Madeline has a new neighbor who she does not like so much. Can she and Pepito ever get along? Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) was the author of the beloved Madeline books, including , a Caldecott Honor Book, and Madeline's Rescue, winner of the Caldecott Medal.