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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Kenneth Ody

Ody was a contributor to various annuals, including the Daily Sketch Modern Boys Annual, Daily Mail Boys' Annual and Dan Dare Space Book.

As well as illustrating books, Ody was on the teaching staff of Goldsmiths' College School of Art in the early 1960s.

I believe he was born Kenneth John Ody on 21 May 1915 in Draycot Cerne, Wiltshire, the son of Frederick George Ody (1860-1932) and his wife Lucy Catherine (nee Bull, 1875-1940). He died in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22 October 1990, aged 75.



Behind the Scenes in Television. Daily Mail Key Books 4, 1961.
Paper Folding & Paper Sculpture. London, Arco Publications, 1964.

Illustrated Books
Tanglewood Tales  by Nathaniel Hawthorne. London & Glasgow, 1957.
The Story of William the Conqueror by Margaret S. Dorothy. London, Methuen, 1952.
The Anglo-Saxons by R. R. Sellman. London, Methuen, 1959.
Medieval English Warfare by R. R. Sellman, illus. the author and Kenneth Ody. London, Methuen, 1960. 
The Story of Thomas More by Margaret Stanley-Wrench. London, Methuen, 1961.
365 Thing to Know by Clifford Parker, illus. by various. London, Hamlyn, 1968.
Mathematics by Charles Solomon. London, Paul Hamlyn, 1969.
Light and Colour. London, Macdonald Educational, 1971.
The Basic Atlas by Neil Grant. London, F. Watts, 1973; revised, 1976.
Economics by Tony Cooper. London, Hamlyn, 1975.
The Pooh Party Book by Patsy Kumm, illus. Ernest H. Shepard, diagrams by Kenneth Ody. London, Methuen, 1975
Winds by Philip A. Sauvain. London, F. Watts, 1975.
Water by P. J. Hunt. London, F. Watts, 1977.

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