Anne Parrish (Children’s Author) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Anne Parrish

Anne Parrish was an American novelist and writer of children’s books. She was a runner-up for the Newbery Medal three times from 1925 to 1951.

Born: November 12, 1888, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Died: September 5, 1957, Danbury, Connecticut, US
Occupation: Writer
Genre: Children’s literature, novels
Notable works: The Dream Coach, Floating Island, The Story of Appleby Capple

About Anne Parrish

An American novelist and author of children’s books, she is best known for works such as The Dream Coach, Floating Island, and The Perennial Bachelor. Her 1950 work, The Story of Appleby Capple, was a finalist for the Newbery Medal.

Before Fame

She studied at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. She published her first literary work, Pocketful of Poses, in 1923.


She was a three-time finalist for the prestigious Newbery Medal.

Family Life

She married poet and novelist Josiah Titzell in 1938. She was born in Colorado, and she died in Connecticut.


She was an art collector and owned a painting by Claude Monet.

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  • Writers from Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Newbery Honor winners
  • American art collectors

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Latest information about Anne Parrish updated on September 04, 2020.

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