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John Bemelmans Marciano

  • 5 stars across 15 books
    Writer and artist  John Bemelmans Marciano   is the grandson of Ludwig Bemelmans. John has continued his grandfather's legacy of the Madeline books with MADELINE AND THE OLD HOUSE IN PARIS, MADELINE AT THE WHITE HOUSE, and MADELINE AND THE CATS OF ROME. He is the author of BEMELMANS: The Life and Art of Madeline's Creator, and of THE NINE LIVES OF ALEXANDER BADDENFIELD, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. John lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Andromache, and their daughter, Galatea.

       Sophie Blackall   has illustrated more than thirty books, including  Finding Winnie  , for which she won the Caldecott medal, and the  New York Times   Best Illustrated books  Big Red Lollipop   and  The Baby Tree  , which she also wrote. Born in Australia, Sophie lives in Brooklyn with her children Olive and Edward.

     

     John and Sophie share studio space in Brooklyn, which makes it easy for them to collaborate.

     
    1st April 2009

    Madeline and the Cats of Rome

    'From an old house in Paris that was covered in vines left twelve little girls in two straight lines...' It's chilly in ... More

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    12th April 2016

    The All-Powerful Ring

    Benevento, a town in southern Italy, is famous for its witches, who are not broomstick-riding hags but a variety of supe... More

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    12th April 2016

    Mischief Season

    Benevento, a town in southern Italy, is famous for its witches, who are not broomstick-riding hags but a variety of supe... More

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    15th October 2019

    The No-Good Nine

    The No-Good Nine are the kids your parents warned you to stay away from. The ragtag band of misfits lie, steal, run away... More

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    22nd September 2005

    Madeline Loves Animals

    Madelines says hello to a tiger, butterfly and even a mouse in this charming, boardbook edition! This charming, rhymi... More

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    21st August 2018

    Runaway Rosa

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    24th May 2012

    Madeline's Tea Party

    Madeline of Paris continues her adventures in this story of manners-now in Step into Reading, the premier leveled reader... More

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