The Secret Garden (Puffin Classics)
|Author:||Francis Hodgson Burnett; Robin Lawrie (Illustrator); Sophie Dahl (Introduction by)|
|Series:||Puffin Classics Ser.|
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was born in Manchester. She had a very poor upbringing and used to escape from the horror of her surroundings by writing stories. In 1865 her family emigrated to the USA where she married and became the successful author of many children's books including Little Lord Fauntleroy and A Little Princess.