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Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett Biography

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ABOUT
Author of the famed children's book, The Secret Garden, which was published in 1911. Her other well-known works include Little Lord Fauntleroy and A Little Princess.
BEFORE FAME
At the age of nineteen, she began writing for magazines to support her family.

FAMILY LIFE
She had two children, Lionel and Vivian, with her first husband, Swan Burnett. In 1900, she married Stephen Townshend.
ASSOCIATED WITH
Her novel The Secret Garden was turned into a film starring actress Maggie Smith.
TRIVIA
A Lady of Quality was her first successful novel for an adult audience.

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