- Category : 1902-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (21)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 1
American author of children's books, who wrote fifty-nine books based on true stories of horses and other animals. She won the Newbery Medal in 1949 for one of her books about horses and she was a runner-up for two others. One of the latter, Misty of Chincoteague (1947), was the basis for several sequels and for the 1961 movie Misty.
On 5 May 1923, she married Sidney Crocker Henry. During their 64 years of marriage they did not have any children, but instead had numerous pets that served as the inspiration for some of Marguerite's stories.
Marguerite Henry died on 26 November 1997 at age 95 at home in Rancho Santa Fe, California, after multiple strokes.