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Newsfront - September 12, 2008

Meet 'Madeline' illustrator

Rakestraw Books in Danville is hosting John Bemelmans Marciano, the writer and illustrator of "Madeline and the Cats of Rome," at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 18. This latest Madeline book is the first totally new one published in 50 years.

Marciano is the grandson of the "Madeline" creator, Ludwig Bemelmans. He spent the last three years living in Italy painting and researching "Madeline and the Cats of Rome."