Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1849 - 1924)
Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was an English-American playwright and author. She is best known for her children’s stories, in particular Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885-6), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).
The Children’s Hour Volume 3 (1953)
Longer selections from classic novels.
In the Closed Room (1904)
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)
When his uncles die, Cedric becomes heir to his grandfather’s estate, and soon takes over the old gentleman’s heart as well. Read online at archive.org.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1913)
When his uncles die, Cedric becomes heir to his grandfather’s estate, and soon takes over the old gentleman’s heart as well. Reginald Birch did a new suite of illustrations for this edition. The scan is of the original edition. Read online at archive.org.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1954)
Son of an American mother and an English father, Cedric is called to England by his somewhat irascible grandfather to be his heir.
Originally a short story, then made into a play, this is a more developed story of the orphan girl left at a boarding school who is reduced to servitude, then rescued by a friend of her father’s. Read online at archive.org.
The Secret Garden (1949)
When Mary and Colin stop feeling sorry for themselves, they begin to enjoy life.
The Secret Garden (1956)
An Anglo-Indian orphan girl and and an English invalid find their cure in a garden.