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Helen Sewell was born on June 27, 1896 at Mare Island in California.
She was a children's book illustrator and author.
She studied at the Pratt Institute (including classes with Alexander Archipenko.)
She started her career in 1923 with a first publication and she continued to illustrated children's book throughout her life. She also created original drawings for Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books.
In 1955, Helen won the Caldecott honor for her book called The thanksgiving Story and illustrated several Newbery Honor novels. She died on February 24,1957 in New York leaving behind a multitude of beautifully illustrated books.