Seven-day Magic

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962 - Juvenile Fiction - 156 pages
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“Luckily for Edward Eager’s fans, the children in his latest book are just as lively and literary as those in Half Magic.”--The New York Times Book Review

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User Review  - Inky_Fingers - LibraryThing

I remember being so angry with Edward Eager when I began to read E Nesbit and realized how many plots he had stolen that I could never quite forgive him. However, Seven Day Magic was one of his more original creations, and I loved it. Read full review

Review: Seven-Day Magic (Tales of Magic #7)

User Review  - Suzanne Lagrande - Goodreads

I loved his books when I was younger. Unlike the Narnia series, his books age well-- nice touches of humor mixed with a kind of magic I still appreciate. Read full review

About the author (1962)

Edward Eager was a playwright and lyricist who turned his hand to children's books after reading the stories of the great British fantasist E. Nesbit. His seven books remain among the most popular children's fantasies ever written by an American.nbsp;

N. M. Bodecker, an illustrator and author of children's books, died of cancer of the colon Feb. 1 at his home in Hancock, N.H. He was 66 years old.For many years Mr. Bodecker's illustrations appeared in Harper's magazine, as well as The Saturday Evening Post, Esquire and Holiday.He also illustrated books for adults and children's books by other authors, but he was best known for the many children's books that he wrote and illustrated himself. Awards for Poetry.Niels Mogens Bodecker was born and educated in Copenhagen. He emigrated to the United States after World War II and lived for 20 years in New York City and Westport, Conn., before moving to Hancock in 1972.nbsp;He is survived by three sons, Alexander, of Portland, Ore., Torsten, of San Francisco, and Niels, of Hancock.

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