“The Secret Garden” is considered a classic of children’s fiction and remains one of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s most popular works. A heart-warming, beautifully-told story of a lonely orphan girl who goes to live with her uncle in an intimidating British manor house. “The Secret Garden” has been enjoyed by children for over a century and continues to be a popular choice for bedtime reading.
Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924) was a British-born American playwright and novelist most famous for her children’s novels “Little Lord Fauntleroy” (1886), “A Little Princess” (1905), and “The Secret Garden” (1911). Read & Co. are republishing this classic children’s book in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.