Anna Sewell Biography.com

Author(1820–1878)
Anna Sewell was the British author of the classic children's horse story Black Beauty.

Synopsis

Anna Sewell was born on March 30, 1820, in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. After a childhood injury, she was confined to her house as an invalid and got around largely by carriage horse. Sewell spent her last years writing the children's classic Black Beauty (1877), a fictional autobiography of a gentle, highbred horse. She died of hepatitis in 1878, just five months after her book was published.

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