Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Birthday
24, 1849
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 29, 1924 (74)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1849
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 29, 1924 (74)

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.

Trivia

A Lady of Quality was her first successful novel for an adult audience.

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.

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