(1896 - 1957)
Helen Sewell was a children’s book illustrator and author. She won a 1955 Caldecott Honor for The Thanksgiving Story and illustrated several Newbery Honor novels. Some of her papers were donated to the University of Minnesota.
ABC for Everyday (1930)
An ABC picture book.
Ann Frances (1935)
A story about the everyday doings of a five year old girl.
Away Goes Sally (1934)
In this first book about Sally she journeys from Massachusetts to Maine over the snow in a house on runners.
Azor and the Blue-Eyed Cow (1951)
The blue-eyed cow has her own idea of how a cow should behave and only Azor understands her. And yes, there is a Santa Claus.
Azor and the Haddock (1949)
Azor, the boy who talks to the animals, catches a haddock, which he wants to keep as a pet, but the fish is not interested.
Baby Island (1937)
When a ferocious storm hits their ship, young Mary and Jean become stranded on a deserted island. With them are four babies.
The bears were nowhere to be seen when Jonathan went over the mountain, but it is getting dark as he starts on his return journey.
A Bee in Her Bonnet (1944)
A young girl living on a farm in Nebraska takes up apiculture.
Belinda the Mouse (1944)
Peter and Judy have an almost-grown-up older sister, who does not appreciate it when they play with her things.
Two stories in one volume.
The Big Green Umbrella (1944)
One day the big green umbrella sets out to see the world and travels to China and back.
Birthdays for Robin (1943)
Robin asks and asks and finally gets a dog for his birthday.
The little ducks learn to fly on their own.
The Blue-Eyed Lady (1942)
Pip and Nanny’s mother is an angel in heaven. A Christmas story.
Bluebonnets For Lucinda (1934)
Lucinda live on an island of the coast of Texas and comes to the mainland when the bluebonnets are in bloom.
Boat Children of Canton (1944)
A brother and sister displaced by the war in China go in search of their family.
Thirty classic myths from Greece.
The Brave Bantam (1946)
A hen goes all out for the War Production Board in World War II.
Broomstick and Snowflake (1933)
Broomstick the tanner’s son falls in love with Snowflake the giant’s daughter but must rescue her from the gnomes before he can make her his wife in this Norwegian fairy tale.