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John Bemelmans Marciano

Author of Madeline Says Merci

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Author and illustrator John Bemelmans Marciano is the grandson of award-winning writer Ludwig Bemelmans. John discovered an unfinished manuscript for a children's story featuring Bemelmans' beloved picture-book heroine Madeline while rummaging through his late relative's memorabilia. Although Marciano had never met his grandfather, who passed away in 1962, he was well aquinted with his grandfather's six "Madeline" books and Bemelmans' engaging artwork. Madeline in America, and Other Holiday Tales is based on Bemelman's unfinished manuscript, "Madeline's Christmas in Texas," completed and illustrated by Marciano. Basing his illustrations on the pencil sketches left by his grandfather, Marciano completes the story of Madeline who, with teacher Miss Clavel and the other eleven girls from her school in Paris, travels to Texas after she inherits a cattle ranch, gold mines, and oil wells. Including two other stories by Bemelmans, Madeline in America, and Other Holiday Tales also features an essay by Marciano's mother, Barbara Bemelmans, describing Christmas festivities in her artistic father's home. His title Madeline at the White House made Publisher's Weekly best seller list in 2011. (Publisher Provided) — biography from Madeline Says Merci… (more)
Madeline Says Merci 385 copies, 4 reviews
Madeline and the Cats of Rome (Author) 238 copies, 3 reviews
Madeline at the White House 167 copies, 7 reviews
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Madeline's Tea Party 78 copies, 1 review
Madeline Loves Animals 74 copies, 1 review
Toponymity: An Atlas of Words 41 copies, 1 review

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