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Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in Manchester, England, on November 24 1849. After her father’s death in 1853, Burnett’s mother ran the family’s iron foundry until the American Civil War caused the business to fail. Destitute, the Hodgsons moved to Tennessee in 1865 to stay with relatives in a log cabin. Frances lived there until 1873, when she married a doctor, Swan Burnett, whom she later divorced in 1898. She married Peter Townsend, an actor, in 1900.

From her teens Frances had written stories and tales to help her support the family and later claimed never to have written a manuscript that... Read More

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Coming of Age
Written by Louisa May Alcott, Frances Hodgson Burnett and L.M. Montgomery
Knopf | Hardcover | December 2010
$50.95/65.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-70070-4 (0-307-70070-4)

This collection of beautiful, enduring hardcover editions features beloved tales of personal transformation and growth, all from Everyman’s Library Children’s Classics. With colorful cloth sewn bindings, charming full-color illustrations, elegant gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers, these are books that children and adults will cherish for years.

Titles included:
Anne of Green... Read more






Little Lord Fauntleroy
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1995
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-44474-9 (0-679-44474-2)

By the author of The Secret Garden, the 1886 story of a curly-haired American boy who suddenly discovers he is the grandson of an English earl. Read more






The Secret Garden
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | May 1993
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-42309-6 (0-679-42309-5)

Frances Hodgson Burnett's celebration of the kingdom of earth takes place in a secret garden, where the orphaned Mary Lennox and the invalid boy, Colin, are magically restored to health and well-being by Nature's mysterious living force. The original illustrations, by Charles Robinson, are perfect visual companions to the rich and... Read more






The Secret Garden
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Introduction by Alice Sebold
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | November 2003
$7.95/10.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6998-6 (0-8129-6998-7)

An enchanting story of transformation and compassion, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is widely considered to be one of the most important works of children’s literature. After her parents die of cholera, Mary Lennox, a difficult and sickly little girl, is brought from India to her mysterious uncle’s sprawling estate... Read more






The Secret Garden
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Adapted by James Howe, Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | August 1993
$3.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-84751-9 (0-679-84751-0)

The story of an unhappy little girl, her invalid cousin, and the healing power of friendship and love. Reading level: 4.8. Read more






The Secret Garden
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Yearling | Trade Paperback | November 1987
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-40055-4 (0-440-40055-4)

What secrets lie behind the doors at Misselthwaite manor? Recently arrived at her uncle's estate, orphaned mary Lennox is spoiled, sickly, and certain she won't enjoy living there. Then she discovers the arched doorway into an overgrown garden, shut up since the death of her aunt ten years earlier. Mary soon... Read more






The Secret Garden
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1987
$3.95/4.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21201-3 (0-553-21201-X)

Few children's classics can match the charm and originality of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden, the unforgettable story of sullen, sulky Mary Lennox, "the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen." When a cholera epidemic leaves her as an orphan, Mary is sent to England to live with her reclusive uncle, Archibald... Read more





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