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Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was an English-American author and playwright, best known for her best-selling children's novels, including A Little Princess, The Secret Garden, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. She was born in Manchester but after her father's death when she was just 3 years old, the family emigrated to America. When the family's fortunes declined as they lived in post-Civil-War Tennessee, she began writing professionally, having her stories published in magazines at the age of...See more