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    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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