Eleanor H. Porter

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Birthday
19, 1868
Birthplace
New Hampshire
Death Date
May 21, 1920 (51)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1868
Birthplace
New Hampshire
Death Date
May 21, 1920 (51)

About

An American novelist and children's author, she is best known for her 1913 novel, Pollyanna. Her other works include Just David (1916), The Tangled Threads (1919), and numerous short stories.

Before Fame

She trained as a singer at the New England Conservatory.

Trivia

Several of her novels, including Pollyanna, were United States bestselling books.

Family Life

She grew up in New Hampshire. She married John Lyman Porter in 1892.

Associated With

She and Michael Rosen both wrote children's books.