Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Frances Hodgson Burnett is best known for her children's stories The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. Born into the slums of Manchester, she wrote realistic working - class tales with romantic plots. Later in life, she lived in Washington, D. C. and became a US citizen.
Popular American novelist and dramatist. Burnett's work is renowned for its pragmatic detail in depicting working class life. Her narratives take the most quixotic and implausible turns.