Madeleine’s spirit is immortalized in a body of published and unpublished work that reflects her poetic sensitivity and seasoned writing skills. Trained as a painter, Madeleine turned her creativity to writing soon after art school, studying with the late Myra Cohn Livingston in her Master Class until her death in 1996. Madeleine taught poetry in The Writers’ Program at UCLA Extension, and her poetry is included in numerous anthologies and collections. Among her published picture books are Taj Mahal co-authored with Caroline Arnold and Illustrated by Rahul Bhushan, and Rembrandt and Titus, a story about the painter and his son, illustrated by the late Thomas Locker. Her picture book George Washington’s Teeth, co-authored with Deborah Chandra and illustrated by Brock Cole, received five starred reviews in the top review publications, namely Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and The Horn Book.