N. M. Bodecker
(1922 - 1988)
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).
Chris and her friend Junie try to find a beaux for Chris’ older sister.
The Book of the Dance (1959)
A history of dance.
The Bulls and the Bees (1956)
A humorous account of the author’s boyhood on a Connecticut farm.
Cadwallader: A Diversion (1959)
A fantasy about the rats of New York.
A gardner’s carrots mysteriously grow larger and larger year by year.
Confessions of a Dilettante (1966)
A collection of essays, including “Highbrow, Middlebrow, Lowbrow.”
Margaret and Debbie want to grow up to be ladies.
David Copperfield (1962)
This is a newly illustrated version of Dickens’ autobiographical magnum opus.
Good Night Little ABC (1972)
An alphabet of animals gets ready for bed.
Good Night Little One (1972)
A going to bed counting book.
Good Night Richard Rabbit (1972)
Little Richard Rabbit does not want to go to bed.
Two going to bed books in one.
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.
Hurry, Hurry, Mary Dear (1998)
Mary prepares for winter as her husband naps in his study.
A collection of nonsense poems illustrated by the author.
Is there a mouse in the house? So it would seem.
A collection of Danish nursery rhymes.
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.
A collection of nonsense poems.