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N. M. Bodecker

Author, Illustrator, Editor, Translator, Compiler

(1922 - 1988)

N. M. Bodecker

Niels Mogens Bodecker is best-known as the illustrator of Edward Eager’s wildly entertaining ‘magic’ novels (including Magic or Not, Half Magic, The Time Garden, Magic by the Lake, Knight’s Castle and others).

 



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Beaux (1958)

Chris and her friend Junie try to find a beaux for Chris’ older sister.

Author(s): Evan Commager
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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The Book of the Dance (1959)

A history of dance.

Author(s): Agnes de Mille
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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The Bulls and the Bees (1956)

A humorous account of the author’s boyhood on a Connecticut farm.

Author(s): Roger Eddy
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Cadwallader: A Diversion (1959)

A fantasy about the rats of New York.

Author(s): Russell Lynes
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Carrot Holes and Frisbee Trees (1983)

A gardner’s carrots mysteriously grow larger and larger year by year.

Author(s): N. M. Bodecker
Illustrator(s): Nina Winters

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Confessions of a Dilettante (1966)

A collection of essays, including “Highbrow, Middlebrow, Lowbrow.”

Author(s): Russell Lynes
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker
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Cousins (1956)

Margaret and Debbie want to grow up to be ladies.

Author(s): Evan Commager
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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David Copperfield (1962)

This is a newly illustrated version of Dickens’ autobiographical magnum opus.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Good Night Little ABC (1972)

An alphabet of animals gets ready for bed.

Author(s): Robert Kraus
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Good Night Little One (1972)

A going to bed counting book.

Author(s): Robert Kraus
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Good Night Richard Rabbit (1972)

Little Richard Rabbit does not want to go to bed.

Author(s): Robert Kraus
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Good Night Richard Rabbit: Good Night Little ABC (1972)

Two going to bed books in one.

Author(s): Robert Kraus
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Half Magic (1954)

Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.

Author(s): Edward Eager
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Hurry, Hurry, Mary Dear (1998)

Mary prepares for winter as her husband naps in his study.

Author(s): N. M. Bodecker
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Hurry, Hurry, Mary Dear and Other Nonsense Poems (1976)

A collection of nonsense poems illustrated by the author.

Author(s): N. M. Bodecker
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Is There a Mouse in the House? (1965)

Is there a mouse in the house? So it would seem.

Author(s): Josephine Gibson
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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It’s Raining Said John Twaining (1973)

A collection of Danish nursery rhymes.

Author(s): Poul Steenstrup
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Knight’s Castle (1956)

Four cousins, Roger, Ann, Eliza, and Jack, have an extraordinary summer when, after an old toy soldier comes to life, they find themselves transported back to the days of Robin Hood and Ivanhoe.

Author(s): Edward Eager
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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Let’s Marry Said the Cherry, and Other Nonsense Poems (1974)

A collection of nonsense poems.

Author(s): N. M. Bodecker
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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A Little at a Time (1976)

A little girl goes for a walk with her grandpa.

Author(s): David A. Adler
Illustrator(s): N. M. Bodecker

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