Ludwig Bemelmans and Madeline

Madeline, the 1939 children’s book written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans, remains one of the major classics in children’s literature. The original story set in Paris, France and presented in rhyme with bright illustrations was named a Caldecott Honor Book in 1940 and was the first of Bemelmans' books followed by sixteen more. In 1954, … Continue reading Ludwig Bemelmans and Madeline

Stephen Crane: Twenty-Nine Years Full

Stephen Crane, the author best known for his novel The Red Badge of Courage, became internationally famous in American literature with six novels, volumes of poetry, short stories, and articles. He did not survive passed the first Saturn return, but accomplished much in his brief time. During his writing years, many manuscripts were rejected due … Continue reading Stephen Crane: Twenty-Nine Years Full