Anna Sewell was an English novelist, best known as the author of the classic novel Black Beauty. Anna Mary Sewell was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England into a devoutly Quaker family. Her father was Isaac Phillip Sewell , and her mother, Mary Wright Sewell was a successful author of children's books. She had one sibling, a younger brother named Philip and was largely educated at home. At the age of twelve, the family moved to Stoke Newington, where Sewell attended school for the first time. Two years later, however, she slipped while walking home from school and severely injured both...
|Birthdate:||March 30, 1820|
|Date of death:||April 25, 1878|
|Also known as:||Anna Mary Sewell, Emma Sewell, Anna Sewall|