Thursday, November 24, 2005

Happy Birthday, Frances Hodgson Burnett

She was born on this day in 1849.

A magazine writer. A novelist. A children's book author.

Notable Children's Books:

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)
The Secret Garden (1888)
The Little Princess (Sara Crew - 1909)

She died October 29, 1924.

1 comment:

  1. Earlier in my life, I spent thirteen years teaching elementary students. I always included "The Secret Garden" in the books I read aloud. When I run into former students now, (some are middle-aged) they always tell me how much they enjoyed that book.

    Thanks for your tribute.

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