Sewell, Anna | Article about Sewell, Anna by The Free Dictionary
Sewell, Anna (so͞o`əl), 1820–78, English author. Her only work, Black Beauty (1877), the story of a horse, became a children's classic and has gone into many reprints. Her mother, Mary Wright Sewell, 1797–1884, was also a popular writer for children.
See study by M. J. Baker (1957).
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Black Beauty (in full Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse) The only novel by Sewell, Anna
and the first major animal story in children's literature.