Books by N. M. Bodecker and Complete Book Reviews

N. M. Bodecker, Author, N. M. Bodecker, Illustrator Golden Books $14.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-307-41181-5
N.M. Bodecker's illustrations are as quaint and witty as ever in Miss Jaster's Garden, first published in 1972. After Miss Jaster mistakenly scatters flower seeds over Hedgie the hedgehog's quills, he begins to sprout and bloom, then dances out of...
N. M. Bodecker, Author, Branka Starr, Illustrator MacAdam/Cage Publishing $14.95 (32p) ISBN 978-1-931561-97-6
Quimble Wood (1981), also by Bodecker, illus. by Branka Starr, tells of four quimbles who live in a box, ""each wearing a tall, pointed hat, and each no bigger than your little finger."" The adventures of these elfin characters, their diminutive...
N. M. Bodecker, Author, Erik Blegvad, Illustrator MacAdam/Cage Publishing $14.95 (42p) ISBN 978-1-931561-98-3
Several favorite authors and artists showcase their work in reissued editions. Fans of N.M. Bodecker's wit will be pleased to see a pair of his books return to print. The Mushroom Center Disaster, originally published in 1978 as a collaboration with
N. M. Bodecker, Author, Erik Blegvad, Illustrator , illus. by Eric Blegvad. S&S/Aladdin $6.99 (, $6.99 ISBN ) ISBN 0-689-84596-0
In a starred review, PW called this look at a very busy woman preparing her home for the changing of the seasons—with no help from her husband—"an absolute treat from two consummate artists making the most of a good joke."...
N. M. Bodecker, Author, Eric Blegvad, Illustrator, Erik Blegvad, Illustrator Margaret K. McElderry Books $16 (32p) ISBN 978-0-689-81770-0
Blegvad wittily refreshes his late friend and collaborator's waggish poem about a hardworking, much-put-upon wife and her hortatory husband with this masterfully illustrated edition. As he mentions in a foreword, Blegvad models his Mary on the pen-an
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