Madeline and the girls are out for a walk about Paris when Madeline slips and falls into the Seine. Oh goodness! She is saved by a dog, of all things. The girls take the dog home, name her Genevieve, and she becomes a beloved member of their family. That is until the inspectors come to the school. Genevieve must go and everyone is heartbroken. You'll have to read the book to learn what happens next. We will tell you it is a terrific surprise that makes everyone happy!
A wonderful story which was written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans. This is the hardcover edition of the book.
Winner of the 1954 Caldecott Medal. The Madeline stories are timeless and have been enjoyed by several generations of children.