Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden is a beloved classic that transports readers into a magical world of imagination and transformation. Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett, this enchanting tale follows the adventures o

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The Secret Garden is a beloved classic that transports readers into a magical world of imagination and transformation. Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett, this enchanting tale follows the adventures of Mary Lennox, a young girl who discovers a hidden garden within the walls of her uncle's grand estate. As Mary nurtures the neglected garden, she unlocks not only its mysteries but also her own inner strength and resilience. With its captivating storytelling and vivid descriptions, this timeless novel captivates readers of all ages and reminds us of the power of nature and the beauty of friendship. • Captivating tale of a hidden garden and personal growth • Explores themes of nature, resilience, and friendship • Takes readers on a magical journey of imagination • Engages readers of all ages with its enchanting storytelling • A beloved classic that stands the test of time.

Born in Cheetham, Manchester, England, Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) developed her love for reading at a very young age. In 1868, Burnett’s first story was published in Godey’s Lady’s Book. She had begun writing for a livelihood and wrote non-stop. Her stories were being published on a regular basis in Peterson’s Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, and Scribner’s Monthly. That Lass o’ Lowrie’s, her first full-length novel, was published in 1877. She started writing children’s fiction after meeting Louisa May Alcott and Mary Mapes Dodge—the editor of St. Nicholas, a children’s magazine. Many of her short works were published in this magazine. She also wrote and published adult fiction, which included Louisiana (1880), A Fair Barbarian (1881), and Through One Administration (1883). Her play Esmerelda (1881) was nineteenth century’s longest running play on Broadway. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886) was Burnett’s first children’s novel. It established Burnett’s reputation as a writer. Burnett published The Secret Garden in 1911. A classic of children’s literature, it became one of her most popular novels. Burnett’s other noteworthy works include The Lost Prince (1915), The White People (1917), The Head of the House of Coombe (1922) and its sequel, Robin (1922).

ISBN-13

9789358562132

Reading Age

12+

Language

English

Item Weight(gm)

328

Dimensions(cm)

21.5 x 14 x 1.8

Hardcover

232

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