Mrs. Juliana Horatia Ewing (Gatty) (1842 - 1885) was a writer of children's stories, daughter of The Rev. Alfred Gatty and Margaret Gatty, also a writer for children. Among her tales, which have hardly been excelled in sympathetic insight into child-life, and still enjoy undiminished popularity, are: A Flat Iron for a Farthing, Jackanapes, Jan of the Windmill, Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances, and The Story of a Short Life.
She was born at Ecclesfield, Yorkshire on August 3, 1841; married June 1, 1867, to Alexander Ewing and died at Bath, May 13, 1885. She was buried at Trull, Somerset, on May 16, 1885.