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    (Wikipedia) - Madeline For other uses, see Madeleine. Madeline Author Country Language Genre Published Media type
    The cover to the original 1939 Madeline children''s book
    Ludwig Bemelmans
    United States
    English
    Children''s literature
    1939
    Print (hardcover and paperback) Audiobook

    Madeline is a media franchise that originated as a series of children''s books written by Ludwig Bemelmans, an Austrian author. The books have been adapted into numerous formats, spawning telefilms, television series and a live action feature film. The adaptations are famous for the closing line, first uttered by actress Ethel Barrymore in a play, "That''s all there is; there isn''t any more." The stories takes place in a Catholic boarding school in Paris. Much of the media start with the line "In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines ..." The stories often are written entirely in rhyme, and include simple themes of daily life which appeal to children.

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    Book series Main article: Madeline (book series)

    Madeline was written by Ludwig Bemelmans and published in 1939. Bemelmans wrote five sequels between 1953 and 1961. Later books in the series were written by Bemelmans'' grandson John Bemelmans Marciano. The books focus on a group of girls in a Catholic boarding school in Paris. Madeline is the smallest of the girls. She is seven years old, and the only redhead. She is the bravest and most outgoing of the girls.

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