Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in Manchester in 1849. After living in poverty, she emigrated to the US in 1865. She wrote over forty books; the best-known today are The Secret Garden, A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy. She died in 1924.
'The Secret Garden' is a children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published as a book in 1911. The story revolves around Mary Lennox, a neglected and unloved 10-year-old girl who is sent to live in the manor of her reclusive uncle in England aft...[SEE MORE]