Nina Wilcox Putnam
BiographyNew Haven, Connecticut, USA
Starting out as the breadwinner for her family, Nina Wilcox Putnam made many sacrifices to succeed. Although she is most known today by her connection to the 1932 classic, "The Mummy", throughout her long life Nina had many claims to fame. In her early career as an accountant she is attached to the origins of the 1040 tax form. Her name made headlines as the wife of Robert Faulkner Putnam, the publisher. In the world of comic books, she had the series, "Sunny Funny Bunny". Beginning in 1929 Nina invaded the land of the comic strip with, "Witty Kitty". Read more... she stayed the longest with was as a novelist. Her most popular work, based on the many editions printed throughout the years, is the children's book, "Sunny Bunny". It didn't hurt that the illustrator was Johnny Gruelle ("Raggedy Ann & Andy"). Her other books include: "Paris Love", "Believe You Me", "Tomorrow We Diet", Winkle Twinkle and "Lollypop". The film Golden Harvest (1933) was based on a play she had written. She was also known as an avid traveler.