NEW YORK, July 3 (Reuters) – Madeline, the plucky French
schoolgirl depicted in illustrated children’s books, was created
75 years ago and New York is marking the anniversary of the
iconic character with a special exhibition.
“Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans,” which
opens at the New-York Historical Society on Friday, chronicles
the story of the red-haired Parisian girl from Bemelmans books,
which have spawned dolls, a television series and a live-action