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'The Lost Prince' is a children's novel from 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' author Frances Hodgson Burnett. Published in 1915, it tells the tale of twelve-year-old Marco Loristan and his father Stefan, who come from the fictional land of Samavia. Marco has been on the move all his life - travelling from place to place ever since Samavia fell into Civil War many years before his birth. When the pair arrive in London, they strike up a friendship with a street urchin nicknamed The Rat, and so begins a thrilling adventure across Europe and back to their homeland. A delightful tale from the famous children's author. - Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was a British novelist and playwright. Born in Manchester, the family emigrated to America following the death of Frances' father when she was just three years old. Her literary career began at the ages of 19, when she began writing stories for magazines to help financially support her family. Following her first marriage, Frances began to write novels, of which her children's stories 'Little Lord Fauntleroy', 'A Little Princess' and 'The Secret Garden' are perhaps her best-known and most loved. All adapted for stage and screen numerous times, the latest film adaptation of 'The Secret Garden' was released in 2020, and starred Colin Firth and Julie Walters. Frances Hodgson Burnett died in New York in 1924 at the age of 74.Show more
'I wish the spring was here now,' said Mary. 'I want to see all the things that grow in England." When orphaned Mary Lennox comes to live at her uncle's great house, she finds it full of secrets. The mansion has nearly one hundred rooms, and her uncle keeps himself locked up. And at night, she hears the sound of crying echoing down one of the long corridors. The gardens surrounding the large property are Mary's only escape. One day, Mary discovers a secret garden, surrounded by walls and locked with a missing key. With the help of two unexpected companions, Mary discovers a way in-and becomes determined to bring the garden back to life. The Secret Garden (Seasons Edition--Spring) is one of three titles available in March 2021. The spring season also will include Emma and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.Show more
Journey into Frances Hodgson Burnett’s enchanting and charming tales in this collection of her beloved classics: Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden. Little Lord Fauntleroy - Cedric Errol is a child living in poverty with his mother in New York City, when all of a sudden, his life is turned upside down. He learns that after the untimely deaths of several distant relatives, he is heir to an enormous estate in England, and has inherited the title of Lord Fauntleroy. His grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, asks that Cedric come to England and begin managing his estate, but requires that he leave his mother behind. This is a classic rags-to-riches story and has inspired countless television and film adaptations. A Little Princess – Young Sara Crewe has lived a happy life with her father in India, but he decides to send her to a boarding school in London to get her away from the harsh environment. He pays for her to have special treatment, which makes the people around her jealous, and they give her the sarcastic title “Princess.” When Sara’s father passes away, her special treatment is taken away and she is turned into a slave by the headmistress and other students, who harbored resentment for her wealth. Meanwhile, her father’s friend searches for her to rescue her from her mistreatment. Burnett’s signature tragedy and hopefulness shines in this classic children’s novel. The Secret Garden - Mary Lennox is a sad and sickly girl. When she moves to a dark, gloomy manor to live with her uncle, she has no interest in exploring her new home – until she learns that there is a secret, locked garden somewhere on the grounds. When Mary finally finds and unlocks the secret garden, she finds that it is like her: sickly, sad, and in need of love. The Secret Garden is the beautiful story of a young girl learning to care for herself by caring for the world around her.Show more
El libro de la nueva adaptación al cine de Jack Thorne, guionista de la obra de teatro Harry Potter y el legado maldito. CLÁSICOS INOLVIDABLES PARA DISFRUTAR, COMPARTIR Y DEJAR VOLAR LA IMAGINACIÓN Mary Lennox es una niña inglesa que vive con sus padres en la India. Está muy consentida y acostumbrada a que sus criados hagan todo lo que quiere. Cuando de un día para otro se queda huérfana, debe irse a vivir con su tío a Inglaterra. Mary se encontrará allí con una misteriosa mansión, con más de cien habitaciones e innumerables secretos, y vivirá una aventura en la que descubrirá qué es la amistad. Junto a sus nuevos amigos, Dickon y Colin, tratará de resucitar uno de sus jardines. Una oda a la amistad y al amor, y un clásico juvenil en el que la naturaleza cobra vida.Show more
Do you want to listen to The Secret Garden? If so then keep reading… Mary Lennox, a sickly and contrary little girl, is orphaned to dim prospects in a gloomy English manor - her only friend is a bed-ridden boy named Colin, whose prospects may be dimmer than hers. But when Mary finds the key to a Secret Garden, the magical powers of transformation fall within her reach. The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910 and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English children's literature. Several stages and film adaptations have been produced. What are you waiting for The Secret Garden is one click away, start listening NOW!Show more
Cedric Errol is a child living in poverty with his mother in New York City, when all of a sudden, his life is turned upside down. He learns that after the untimely deaths of several distant relatives, he is heir to an enormous estate in England, and has inherited the title of Lord Fauntleroy. His grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, asks that Cedric come to England and begin managing his estate, but requires that he leave his mother behind. Cedric, now going by Lord Fauntleroy, impresses his grandfather with natural charm and intelligence, and his grandfather begins to listen to the wisdom of his grandson. His grandson's kindness and deliberate wish to help those in need is a good influence on the estate. But before long, someone new shows up and claims to be the true heir to the inheritance. It is up to Lord Fauntleroy, his grandfather, and his mother to verify his true identity and ensure that his inheritance is not taken by an imposter. Little Lord Fauntleroy is a classic rags to riches story, and was one of the most popular stories for children when it was published. It has inspired countless film and television adaptations and remains an endearing story for readers of all ages.Show more
One very special boy weaves some magic in Frances Hodgson Burnett's sentimental favorite. When young Cedric Errol learns that he is actually a British lord and heir to an estate, his life is transformed. He leaves Boston for Dorincourt Castle to live with his uncle, the Earl-a tyrant who's loathed by one and all. Will Cedric succeed in melting his cold, cruel uncle's heart?Show more
William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This curated collection of children’s classics will take you on a journey through the bizarre world of Wonderland, into a long undiscovered secret garden, and finally into the enchanted fairytale world of The Brother’s Grimm. These classic children’s stories are read by actress and author, Jane Asher; Shakespearean actor Sir Michael Horden; and Academy Award Winners Glenda Jackson and Sir Ben Kingsley. This collection includes: • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, read by Jane Asher • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, read by Glenda Jackson • Grimm’s Fairy Tales, by The Brother’s Grimm, read by Sir Ben Kingsley and Sir Michael HordenShow more
Mary Lennox is a sad and sickly girl. She acts bitter to everyone around her, and doesn’t mind that she doesn’t have friends; she doesn’t need them. When she moves to a dark, gloomy manor to live with her uncle, she has no interest in exploring her new home – until she learns that there is a secret, locked garden somewhere on the grounds. In this new adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved novel, The Secret Garden is a beautiful story of a young girl learning to care for herself by caring for the world around her, and a reminder that the darkest of gloominess can be swept away with a little love and care.Show more
William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. After the death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent to live in the remote Yorkshire countryside with her rarely seen uncle. With no one to play with, she resents the landscape and the gloomy house. But then she discovers a key, which unlocks the hidden door to a secret garden… Academy Award Winner Glenda Jackson captures the magic of the story that has been adored by adults and children alike for generations.Show more
Nach dem Tod ihrer Eltern hat Mary nur noch ihren sonderbaren Onkel, der sie nicht gerade mit offenen Armen bei sich aufnimmt. Und so landet das verwöhnte Mädchen auf einem englischen Landgut, wo sie sich klein, verloren und einsam fühlt. Auf ihren Streifzügen durch das mysteriöse Anwesen macht Mary jedoch eine aufregende Entdeckung: Hinter einem Tor liegt verborgen und verwaist ein geheimer Garten. Zusammen mit ihrem Cousin Colin und dem Bauernjungen Dickon macht sie sich auf, sein Geheimnis zu lüften.Show more
Rediscover the heartwarming story of a lonely girl’s transformation within a secret English garden. The discovery of a neglected garden transforms the life of a sullen and unloved little girl-and everyone around her, too. When the newly orphaned Mary Lennox leaves her native India and arrives at her uncle's mansion in Yorkshire, everything seems strange to her. Then Mary hears of a mysterious garden where no one has set foot in 10 years. With the help of some new friends, she plans to uncover its secrets...and make it blossom once again.Show more
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