Janette Sebring Lowrey


Born
in Orange, Texas, The United States
March 02, 1892

Died
January 01, 1984

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Janette Sebring Lowrey (March 2, 1892 – March 17, 1986) was an American children's writer, best known for writing the beloved children's classic, The Poky Little Puppy.

Janette Sebring Lowrey was born in Orange, Texas. Lowrey wrote dozens of books aimed at children and young adults from the 1930s to the 1970s, but The Poky Little Puppy remains her best known, selling over 15 million copies worldwide. Another well-known work of hers was Margaret, a historical fiction young adult novel, which was published in 1950. It was adapted into Walt Disney Presents: Annette, a TV serial which aired on The Mickey Mouse Club in 1958.

Despite her success as an author, Lowrey herself remained in relative obscurity.
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The Poky Little Puppy

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Where is the Poky Little Pu...

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The Poky Little Puppy and O...

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Six Silver Spoons

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Margaret

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