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Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett was born in Cheetham, Manchester, England, in 1849. At the age of nineteen, Burnett began writing to earn money. She is most known for A LITTLE PRINCESS (1905) and THE SECRET GARDEN (1911), two timeless children's books. Burnett passed in 1924, but her work lives on. In 1936, a memorial sculpture was erected in Central Park, depicting two characters from THE SECRET GARDEN, Mary and Dickon. THE SECRET GARDEN has also been beautifully adapted by artists, like Maud...See more