Francis Hodgson Burnett

3 children’s books by the writer

FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT (1849-1924) was an English writer and playwright. In 1865, she and her family emigrated to the United States, settling in Tennessee. At the age of nineteen, she began writing and publishing stories in magazines to help support her family. She married in 1872 and began writing novels a few years later, becoming a successful writer of both children's fiction and adult romances.

The Secret Garden

Francis Hodgson Burnett, Charles Robinson

The Secret Garden

When Mary Lennox is sent from India to the moors of England to live with her uncle after losing her parents, not only does she discover a secret garden, but she also discovers the true meaning of family, friendship, and ...

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The Secret Garden (Illustrated by Charles Robinson)

Francis Hodgson Burnett, Charles Robinson

The Secret Garden (Illustrated by Charles Robinson)

One of the most beloved children's stories of all time "The Secret Garden" is arguably Francis Hodgson Burnett's most famous novel. First serialized in the fall of 1910 and in book form in 1911, "The Secret Garden" is ...

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9+ years

A Little Princess

Francis Hodgson Burnett, Ethel Franklin Betts

A Little Princess

Rediscover this classic tale about the power of imagination. First published as a book in 1905, A Little Princess chronicles the journey of young and wealthy, Sara Crewe, who is nicknamed a princess by her boarding school friends. When she ...

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