Author Spotlight

JANETTE SEBRING LOWREY (1892–1986) wrote mostly teen fiction during the 1940s and 1950s. Her young adult novel Margaret was adapted into a TV serial, Walt Disney Presents: Annette, which aired on The Mickey Mouse Club in 1958, starring Annette Funicello. But Lowrey is best known as the author of The Poky Little Puppy, the bestselling picture book of all time (18 million copies).