2 edition of England, her people and her gardens found in the catalog.
England, her people and her gardens
Lizzie Edmunds Boyd
Based on a lecture given before the James river garden club of Richmond, Virginia. cf. Foreword.
|Statement||by Lizzie Edmunds Boyd.|
|LC Classifications||DA667 .B6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||31 p. incl. front.|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||40011326|
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This book was written in the s about a young woman named Cassandra who lives with her quirky family in poverty in an old, falling-down castle in England.
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She had not wanted a little girl at all, and when Mary was born she handed her over to the care of an Ayah, who was made to understand that if she.Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November – 29 October ) was a British-American novelist and playwright.
She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in –), A Little Princess (), and The Secret Garden (). Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, Manchester, en: 2.One of the novel's two protagonists, Mary Lennox is a ten-year-old girl who, after the death of her parents in India, is sent to live with her uncle in Yorkshire, England.
Mary changes drastically over the course of The Secret Garden: she evolves from a spoiled, unloved and unloving creature to a girl who is full of spirit and surrounded by friends.