Brannen, Sarah S. Madame Martine Breaks the Rules Albert Whitman & Company, 2015. $16.99 PICTURE BOOK Content: G
Madame Martine and her dog, Max, go everywhere together. They go to the café for breakfast, go shopping, and explore the city of Paris. Their friend, Louis, is a guard at the Louvre and wants them to come and visit to see all the beautiful works of art. Madame, however, knows that dogs are not allowed at the museum and since breaking the rules is wrong, she refuses. One Saturday, Madame Martine and Max find themselves having the adventure of a lifetime, but will their opportunity to see the Mona Lisa end up with them getting in big trouble?
This book is a fun story that introduces young readers to Paris and the wonderful world of art. Madame Martine and her dog, Max, are a charming duo whose story will be enjoyed by readers of all ages. The illustrations are a lovely compliment to an overall appealing story.
EL (K-3)—ADVISIBLE AEB