Rachel Field

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Birthday
19, 1894
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 15, 1942 (47)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
19, 1894
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 15, 1942 (47)

About

Poet and children's author known for Hitty, Her First Hundred Years; Something Told the Wild Geese; and Time Out of Mind. She was a recipient of both the Newbery Honor and the National Book Award.

Before Fame

She attended Radcliffe College. She published one of her earliest poetry collections, The Pointed People, in 1924.

Trivia

She wrote lyrics for the popular Disney musical film, Fantasia.

Family Life

She and her husband, Arthur Pederson, had two children.

Associated With

She was inspired by the work of Lewis Carroll.

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