Frances Hodgson Burnett (November 24, 1849 – October 29, 1924) was an Anglo-American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular The Secret Garden, A Little Prin. cess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy
Frances Hodgson Burnett (November 24, 1849 – October 29, 1924) was an Anglo-American playwright and author. cess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. She was born Frances Eliza Hodgson in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, England. Her father died in 1854, leaving her mother to support five children. They had to endure poverty and squalor in the Victorian slums of Manchester. In 1865 she emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee in the United States
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett of The Secret Garden fame in 1908, this is basically Buddhism for children, with its message to be one with nature and let go of anger and ugliness.
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett of The Secret Garden fame in 1908, this is basically Buddhism for children, with its message to be one with nature and let go of anger and ugliness. The illustrations are utterly beautiful, as is the story. Basically the key to world peace is plant a blue flower, really sweet.
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Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote for children and adults, publishing both plays and novels. She was born in Manchester, England, on November 24, 1849. Her father, who owned a furniture store, died when she was only four years old. Finally, because of the failing Manchester economy, the family sold the store and immigrated to the United States. In 1865 they settled just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. Hoping to offset her family's continuing financial troubles, Burnett began to submit her stories to women's magazines. She was immediately successful. In the late 1860s her stories were published in nearly every popular American magazine.
Frances Hodgson Burnett. Frances Hodgson Burnett. This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. Opening the door into the innermost places of the heart, The Secret Garden is a timeless classic that has left generations of readers with warm, lifelong memories of its magical charms.
This short story is a fairy tale written by Frances Hodgson Burnett (author of The Secret Garden and A Little Princess .
This short story is a fairy tale written by Frances Hodgson Burnett (author of The Secret Garden and A Little Princess, amongst others. Although the people find the law unusual, they comply, with amazing results. This sweet story is simple with a beautiful moral that everyone should learn.
Part One. The Land of the Blue Flower was not called by that name until the tall, strong, beautiful King Amor came down from his castle on the mountain crag and began to reign.
carousel previous carousel next. Part One. Before that time it was called King Mordreth's Land, and as the first King Mordreth had been a fierce and cruel king this seemed a gloomy name.
The sad young Queen of the first King Mordreth had planted them, and after her death they had been left to run wild.
You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The sad young Queen of the first King Mordreth had planted them, and after her death they had been left to run wild. Since the baby King Amor had been brought to the mountain top the Ancient One and his servitor had made them bloom again. As soon as he was old enough to hold a small spade Amor had worked in the beds. All things grew for him as if his touch were a spell; birds and bees and butterflies flocked round him as he labored.
Please support our book restoration project by becoming a Forgotten Books member. They, too, were clear eyes like the fair Queen's they seemed to see all things and to hold in their depths no single thought which was not fine and great. The people were a little afraid of him when they saw him go striding ma jestlc ally through their streets. They had no name for him but The Ancient One. Book Details.