The Life and Art of Ludwig Bemelmans
John Bemelmans Marciano
Bemelmans, The Life and Art of Madeline's Creator
New York: Viking Press, 1999.
For anyone who has discovered Bemelmans, the writer, artist, wit and bon vivant, quite outside his remarkable books for children, this book is a joy.
A comprehensive biography and bibliography, compiled by the author's grandson, with selections from his letters, journals and with copious illustrations and oil paintings from throughout his life.