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Erik Blegvad

Author, Illustrator, Editor, Translator, Compiler

(1923 - 2014)

Erik Blegvad

Erik Blegvad was born in Denmark and studied at the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen. Mr. Blegvad has illustrated more than one hundred children’s books, including Twelve Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, Riddle Road by Elizabeth Spires, Hurry, Hurry, Mary Dear! by N. M. Bodecker, and Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude by Louise Borden.

Erik and his wife Lenore Blegvad divided their time between England, France, and Wardsboro, Vermont.

Memorials were posted at: http://memories-of-erik.tumblr.com/?et_mid=659874&...



Bibliography

The Adventures of Rinaldo (1959)

The famous knight, Rinaldo di Paldo, returning from battle, has several adventures on his way home: he outwits some enemy soldiers, he collects some loving animals, and he marries a beautiful maiden.

Author(s): Isabella Holt
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Amazing Vacation (1956)

Joanna and Ricky travel through a magic window to the Country Without a Name.

Author(s): Dan Wickenden
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Anna Banana and Me (1985)

Anna’s impetuosity inspires her playmate.

Author(s): Lenore Blegvad
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Around My Room (2000)

Twenty-nine poems for young listeners.

Author(s): William Jay Smith
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Astonishing Stereoscope (1971)

Two children enter a world in a stereoscope.

Author(s): Jane Langton
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Ballad of the Pilgrim Cat (1962)

A cat stows away on the Mayflower.The pilgrims are not pleased, but the cat comes out a hero in the end.

Author(s): Leonard Wibberley
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Bedknob and Broomstick (1957)

Carey, Charles and Paul discover their neighbor, Miss Price is a witch. She purchases their silence with a magic bed-knob that allows their bed to travel in space and time.

Author(s): Mary Norton
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Beginning-To-Read Poetry: Selected from Original Sources (1967)

First poems for young children.

Author(s): Sally Clithero
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Blueberries Lavender: Songs of the Farmers’ Children (1977)

A collection of poems about life on the farm.

Author(s): Nancy Dingman Watson
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Bonnie Bess the Weathervane Horse (1970)

When the farmer’s family leaves, Bonnie Bess wonders what she will do with no one to watch her predict the weather.

Author(s): Alvin Tresselt
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Borrowers (1953)

The story of Arrietty, Pod and Homily Clock was first published in Woman’s Day magazine from June through September 1953 with illustrations by Erik Blegvad.

Author(s): Mary Norton
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Burnie’s Hill (1977)

Where is the Brown Bull?
Back of Burnie’s Hill.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Cat and the Coffee Drinkers (1969)

A memoir of attending kindergarten in a small Southern town.

Author(s): Max Steele
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Cat From Nowhere (1969)

When Negus, a sleek black cat settles at a small Swiss hotel he makes friends with a Story, a ten year old American girl.

Author(s): Monica Stirling
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Cat Walk (1983)

A young farm cat goes in search of his fortune.

Author(s): Mary Stolz
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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A Child’s Garden of Verses (1978)

‘In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer, quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.’

and twenty-three other well-known poems.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Complete Book of Cheese (1955)

Everything you always wanted to know about cheese.

Author(s): Bob Brown
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Complete Book of Dragons (1972)

A ninth story ‘The Last of the Dragons’ is added for this collection.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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The Complete Book of Dragons (1973)

A ninth story ‘The Last of the Dragons’ is included in this collection.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Conscience Pudding (1970)

In this adventure from The New Treasure Seekers, the Bastable children attempt to liven up their Christmas celebration.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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