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Person Detail: Helen Sewell

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Full Name: Helen Sewell
Biography:
(1896-1957) Author, illustrator. Helen Sewell was born in Mare Island, California, and died in New York City. She was a children's book illustrator and author. She was the winner of a Caldecott Honor in 1955, and she illustrated several Newbery Honor novels.
Author's Timeline:
1896 (Unknown) County
Helen Moore Sewell was born in Mare Island, California, in 1896. 
1957 (Unknown) County
Helen Sewell died in New York City in 1957. 
1912 Kings County
Helen Sewell studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York in about 1912. 
1931 (Unknown) County
A Head For Happy
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Compiled and illustrated by Helen Sewell. 
1932 (Unknown) County
Words To The Wise: A Book Of Proverbs
(Pub: Dodd. ISBN: )
Edited and illustrated by Helen Sewell. 
1933 (Unknown) County
Blue Barns: The Story Of Two Big Geese And Seven Little Ducks
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Children's book. 
1936 (Unknown) County
Ming And Mehitable
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Children's book. 
1936 (Unknown) County
Peggy And The Pony
(Pub: Oxford University Press. ISBN: )
Children's book. 
1940 (Unknown) County
Jimmy And Jemima
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Children's book. 
1941 (Unknown) County
Peggy And The Pup
(Pub: Oxford University Press. ISBN: )
Children's book. 
1944 (Unknown) County
Belinda The Mouse
(Pub: Oxford University Press. ISBN: )
Children's book. 
1943 (Unknown) County
Birthdays For Robin
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Children's book. 
1947 (Unknown) County
Three Tall Tales
Children's book, with Elena Eleska. 
1904 Kings County
After the death of her father in 1904 in Guam, Ms. Sewell and her sisters lived with an aunt and uncle in Brooklyn, New York. 
1930 (Unknown) County
ABC For Everyday
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Children's book written and illustrated by Helen Sewell. 
1948 (Unknown) County
The Golden Christmas Manger
(Pub: Simon and Schuster. ISBN: )
Children's book. 

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