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"I am writing in the garden. To write as one should of a garden one must write not outside it or merely somewhere near it, but in the garden." -- Frances Hodgson Burnett
Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (November 24, 1849 – October 29, 1924) was an English playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy.

Born Frances Eliza Hodgson, she lived in Cheetham Hill, Manchester. After the death of her father the family was forced to sell their home, and suffered economic hardship. Until she was sixteen she lived in Salford, and when she was sixteen the family emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee. There Burnett turned to writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines by the time she was nineteen. In 1872 she married Swan Burnett. They lived in Paris for two years where their two sons were born, before returning to the United States to live in Washington D.C. There she began to write novels, the first of which That Lass o' Lowries, was published to good reviews. The publication of Little Lord Fauntleroy in 1886 made her a popular writer of children's fiction, although her romantic adult novels written in the 1890s were also popular. She wrote and helped to produce stage versions of Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Little Princess.

Burnett enjoyed socializing and lived a lavish lifestyle. Beginning in the 1880s she began to travel to England frequently and bought a home there in the 1890s. Her oldest son, Lionel, died of tuberculosis in 1892, which caused a relapse of the depression she struggled with for much of her life. She divorced Swan Burnett in 1898 and remarried in 1900, although her second marriage only lasted for a year. At the end of her life she settled in Long Island, where she died in 1924.

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Total Books: 1597
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett Classic Children's Novel  Ribbon Page Marker Perfect for Gifting
2020 - The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett Classic Children's Novel Ribbon Page Marker Perfect for Gifting [Mary Lennox, Curiosity, Exploration] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781774021767
ISBN-10: 1774021765
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The Secret Garden
2020 - The Secret Garden (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780062981950
ISBN-10: 0062981951
Genre: Children's Books
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Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden A Little Princess Little Lord Fauntleroy
2019 - Frances Hodgson Burnett the Secret Garden a Little Princess Little Lord Fauntleroy [LOA #323 - Library of America] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781598536386
ISBN-10: 1598536389
Genre: Children's Books
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The Secret Garden  With new foreword by Anna Clark
2019 - The Secret Garden with New Foreword By Anna Clark [100th Anniversary Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781950435456
ISBN-10: 1950435458
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Little Princess  100th Anniversary Collection with Foreword
2019 - A Little Princess 100th Anniversary Collection with Foreword [Illustrated First Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781950435326
ISBN-10: 1950435326
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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Secret Garden The
2018 - Secret Garden The [Illustrated with Interactive Elements] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780062692573
ISBN-10: 0062692577
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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A Little Princess
2018 - A Little Princess (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781981020683
ISBN-10: 1981020683
Genre: Children's Books
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A Little Princess
2017 - A Little Princess [Illustrated Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781626926110
ISBN-10: 1626926115
Genre: Children's Books
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The Secret Garden V  A Collector's Edition
2017 - The Secret Garden V a Collector's Edition (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780141385501
ISBN-10: 0141385502
Genre: Children's Books
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book and Puzzle Box Set
2017 - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book and Puzzle Box Set [Classic Book and Puzzle Set] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781944822514
ISBN-10: 1944822518
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Frances Hodgson Burnett - A Little Princess
2016 - Frances Hodgson Burnett - a Little Princess (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781541012455
ISBN-10: 1541012453
Genre: Children's Books
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The Shuttle
2016 - The Shuttle (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781537468662
ISBN-10: 1537468669
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Two Little Pilgrims' Progress
2016 - Two Little Pilgrims' Progress (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783849686192
ISBN-10: 3849686191
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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A Lady of quality
2016 - A Lady of Quality (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781535213394
ISBN-10: 1535213396
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Little Princess  Complete and Unabridged Classic Edition
2016 - A Little Princess Complete and Unabridged Classic Edition [Large Print] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781530842759
ISBN-10: 1530842751
Genre: Children's Books
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Word Cloud Box Set Lavender
2015 - Word Cloud Box Set Lavender (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781626863187
ISBN-10: 1626863180
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Secret Garden Mandarin Companion Graded Readers Level 1
2015 - The Secret Garden Mandarin Companion Graded Readers Level 1 [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781941875001
ISBN-10: 1941875009
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference, Education & Teaching
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A Princesinha
2015 - A Princesinha [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788516099206
ISBN-10: 8516099202
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Sara Crewe - The Little Princess Three-Act Playscript of the Classic Novel
Frances Hodgson Burnett Collection novels II
2014 - Frances Hodgson Burnett Collection Novels II (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781500557416
ISBN-10: 1500557412
Genre: Children's Books
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Haworth's
2014 - Haworth's (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781499507904
ISBN-10: 1499507909
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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2014 - El Jardn Secreto [Spanish Edition - Alfaguara Infantil] (Paperback)
2013 - O Jardim Secreto [Portuguese Edition] (Paperback)
2012 - Secret Garden [Leatherbound Childrens Classic] (Hardcover)
2012 - The Head of the House of Coombe [Classic Reprint] (Paperback)
2012 - In the Closed Room [Classic Reprint] (Paperback)
2012 - The Land of the Blue Flower [Classic Reprint] (Paperback)
2012 - Little Lord Fauntleroy [Collins Classics] (Paperback)
2011 - Little Lord Fauntelroy [Puffin Classics] (Paperback)
 
2010 - Coming of Age Little Women the Secret Garden Anne of Green Gables [Everyman's Library Children's Classics] (Hardcover)
2010 - Classic Starts Audio a Little Princess [Classic Starts Series] (Paperback)
2010 - Queen Silver-bell [1906] (Paperback)
2010 - The Annotated Books Set [15-Book Set - The Annotated Books] (Hardcover)
2010 - Classic Starts Audio the Secret Garden [Classic Starts Series] (Paperback)
2010 - Lodusky (Paperback)
2010 - Through One Administration [German Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Theo (Paperback)
2009 - Dolly (Paperback)
2009 - Seth (Paperback)
2009 - Robin [1922] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - The Secret Garden Walker Illustrated Classic [Walker Illustrated Classics] (Paperback)
2009 - Little Lord Fauntleroy Audio Cd Pack [Oxford Bookworms Library] (Paperback)
2009 - A Little Princess By Frances Hodgson Burnett [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2009 - A Fair Barbarian By Frances Hodgson Burnett [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2009 - A Lady of Quality By Frances Hodgson Burnett [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2009 - Plar2the Secret Garden for Pack [Penguin Longman Active Reading] (Paperback)
2009 - Little Lord Fauntleroy 400 Headwords [Oxford Bookworms Library] (Audio CD)
2009 - Compass Classic Readers the Secret Garden [Level 2 with Audio CD] (Other)
2008 - A Little Princess with Ebook [Tantor Unabridged Classics] (Audio CD)
2008 - That Lass O'lowrie's [Dodo Press] (Paperback)
2008 - Lindsayas Luck [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)
2008 - Emily Fox-seton [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)
2008 - Princesita La [Bolsillo Aventuras - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - A Little Princess [Puffin Classics] (Paperback)
2007 - Surly Tim and Seth [Dodo Press] (Paperback)
2007 - The Secret Garden 1000 Headwords [Oxford Bookworms Library] (Paperback)
2007 - Mary Engelbreit's Classic Library the Secret Garden [Mary Engelbreit's Classic Library] (Hardcover)
2007 - Classic Children's Stories [Collector's Library Editions] (Hardcover)
2007 - El Jardin Secreto [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - Little Princess [Heinle Reading Library] (Audio CD)
2006 - Woman Who Saved Me The [Large Print] (Paperback)
2005 - The Puffin Classic Gift Set [Classic, Puffin] (Paperback)
2005 - The Secret Garden My First Classics [My First Classics] (Paperback)
2004 - Little Lord Fauntleroy Book and Charm [Charming Classics] (Paperback)
2004 - The Secret Garden Second Edition [The Secret Garden Collector's Library] (Hardcover)
2004 - The Secret Garden [Treasury of Illustrated Classics - Large Print] (Hardcover)
2003 - Secret Garden Promo [Action Packs] (Paperback)
2003 - A Little Princess [Children's Classics] (Hardcover)
2002 - Racketty-packetty House and Other Stories [Dover Juvenile Classics] (Paperback)
2002 - Rackety Packety House and the Story of Prince Fairyfoot [Classic Books on Cassettes Collection - UNABRIDGED] (Audio Cassette)
2001 - The Secret Garden [Storytime Classics] (Paperback)
2001 - A Little Princess [Storytime Classics] (Paperback)
2001 - Secret Garden the-story Time Classic [Storytime Classics] (Paperback)
2001 - Little Princess a-story Time Classic [Storytime Classics] (Hardcover)
2000 - Little Princess/spec [Illustrated Junior Library] (Hardcover)
2000 - A Little Princess [Dover Juvenile Classics] (Paperback)
1999 - Young Classics Secret Garden [Young DK classics] (Hardcover)
1999 - A Little Princess and the Secret Garden [Giant Courage Classics] (Hardcover)
1999 - The Secret Garden [Dover Juvenile Classics] (Paperback)
1998 - Der Geheidie Garten [German Edition] (Other)
1998 - A Little Princess 400 Headwords [Oxford Bookworms Library] (Audio Cassette)
1998 - Secret Garden Book and Charm with Jewelry [Charming Classics Library] (Other)
1998 - The Secret Garden [Watermill Classic] (Paperback)
1998 - A Little Princess [Wordsworth Collection] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1997 - Penguin Readers Level 2 the Secret Garden [Penguin Longman Penguin Readers] (Paperback)
1996 - The Secret Garden [Illustrated Junior Library] (Paperback)
1996 - A Little Princess [All Aboard Reading. Level 3] (Paperback)
1996 - The Secret Garden [Illustrated Classics] (Paperback)
1996 - A Little Princess [Dover Children's Thrift Classics] (Paperback)
1996 - The Ramayana [as featured in the film A little Princess] (Paperback)
1996 - A Little Princess Tie-in Edition [Penguin Children's Classics] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - A Little Princess [Children's Classics] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - Uc the Secret Garden [Classic, Children's, Audio] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - The Secret Garden [All Aboard Reading] (Paperback)
1995 - A Little Princess Tie-in Edition [Signet Classic] (Paperback)
1995 - Secret Garden 1400 Headwords Grade 1 [Oxford Progressive English Readers] (Paperback)
1995 - A Little Princess [Apple Classics] (Paperback)
1994 - The Secret Garden [Dover Children's Thrift Classics] (Paperback)
1994 - The Secret Garden [Great Illustrated Classics] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1993 - The Secret Garden [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1992 - Hodgson Burnett Collection [Three-in-ones] (Paperback)
1992 - La Petite Princesse [A Little Princess - French Edition] (Paperback)
1990 - Little Lord Fauntleroy [Yearling Classic] (Paperback)
1988 - The Secret Garden [Longman Classics, Stage 2] (Paperback)
1988 - Little Princess the Story of Sara Crewe [Isis Large Print for Children] (Hardcover)
1987 - Little Princess Classics [Apple Classics] (Paperback)
1987 - Secret Garden [Illustrated Junior Library] (Paperback)
1980 - One I Know Best of All [Signal lives] (Hardcover)
1975 - The Secret Garden [Classics for Today] (Paperback)
1969 - Jarl's Daughter and Other Novelettes and Other Novelettes [Short Story Index Reprint Series] (Hardcover)
Pequeo Lord El [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Jardin Secreto El [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
La Princesita / a Little Princess [Cuentos De Siempre - Ladybird Spanish Children's Classics] (Hardcover)
El Jardin Secreto / the Secret Garden [Cuentos De Siempre series - Ladybird Spanish Children's Classics - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
El Jardin Secreto/secret Garden 64 [Editorial Andres Bello Series] (Other)
Surly Tim and Other Stories and Other Stories [Short Story Index Reprint Series] (Hardcover)
A Little Princess [Classic Starts] (Paperback)
The Secret Garden [Junior Classics for Young Readers] (Other)
A Little Princess with a Discussion of Generosity [Values in Action Illustrated Classics] (Hardcover)
The Jungle Books [Big Ben Audio Series/Cassettes] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
O Pequeno Lorde [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)