Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Mary Martha Sherwood (1775–1851)

Alternate Name(s): Butt (maiden name); Mrs. Sherwood (familiar name)

Biography: Children's writer and educationist. Mother of novelist Sophia Kelly. See entry in DNB.

References: DNB


  1. Caroline Mordaunt: or, The Governess.  1 vol.  London: William Darton and Son, 1835.
  2. The De Cliffords: An Historical Tale.  1 vol.  London: Darton and Harvey, 1847.