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    • Secret Garden

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Helena Bonham Carter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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    Since its original publication in 1911, The Secret Garden has ranked as one of the world's best-loved novels, captivating children and adults alike with its luminous tale of secrets and revelations, growth and renewal, and, above all, the transforming power of love.

    Price: CDN$ 16.23

    • The Secret Garden

    • (A Puffin Book)
    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Indira Varma
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After losing her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors. She is lonely and has no-one to play with, but one day she learns of a secret garden somewhere in the grounds that no one is allowed to enter. Then Mary uncovers an old key in a flowerbed - and a gust of magic leads her to the hidden door. Slowly she turns the key and enters a world she could never have imagined.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing narration

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-10-14

    Price: CDN$ 28.64

    • The Secret Garden

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Carrie Hope Fletcher
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
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    Mary Lennox starts her life as an unhappy victim of circumstance. After the loss of her parents, she moves to rural Yorkshire to live with a distant uncle where she resents the wildness of the countryside. At first, she struggles to find a place in this new existence. Although unsure about her surroundings and its occupants, through the gentle guidance of the maid she gradually becomes interested in the story of Mrs Craven, who apparently used to spend her time in a garden at the house, the key to which has vanished. 

    Price: CDN$ 20.48

    • A Little Princess

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Johanna Ward
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
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    Sara Crewe is the brightest, richest, and most generous girl in Miss Minchin’s school for girls, and her father gives her everything she might desire. But when her beloved father dies, Sara’s friends and prized possessions are suddenly taken away, and she is banished to the attic and forced to work as a common drudge. Fed only crumbs, she still saves enough to feed her pet rat, and she tells wonderful stories to comfort Becky, the kitchen maid.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Secret Garden

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Susie Berneis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
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    Mary, a lonely orphaned girl sent to a Yorkshire mansion at the edge of a vast, lonely moor. At first she is frightened by this gloomy place until she meets a local boy, Dickon, who's earned the trust of the moor's wild animals; the invalid Colin, an unhappy boy terrified of life; and a mysterious, abandoned garden....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Wonderful Classic Tale

    • By shalot on 2018-08-23

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • The Enchanted Collection

    • Written by: Anna Sewell, Louisa May Alcott, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden, Simon Vance, Michael Page, and others
    • Length: 40 hrs and 40 mins
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    This is a collection meant to be cherished for a lifetime. Whether encountering these cherished tales for the first or the 50th time, listeners will find enchantment in this collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Tanya Frick on 2019-06-27

    Price: CDN$ 94.07

    • Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden and A Little Princess

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Heidi Gregory
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
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    Enjoy listening to two of Frances Hodgson Burnett's most notable works: The Secret Garden and A Little Princess, narrated delightfully by Heidi Gregory.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • A Little Princess (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
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    To prepare his daughter, Sara, for society, wealthy widower Captain Ralph Crewe enrolls her in Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies. Unspoiled and genial, Sara is given all the luxuries her father can afford - and the obsequious Miss Minchin is happy to indulge. But when her father dies and his fortune is lost, Sara is forced into servitude, stripped of her privileges and possessions, and subjected to Miss Minchin's true cruel nature.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Secret Garden (BBC Children's Classics)

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Harriet Walter, Beryl Reid, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    Harriet Walter and Beryl Reid star in this full-cast adaptation of the much-loved children's classic. When spoilt young orphan Mary Lennox is brought back from India to live in her uncle's house on the Yorkshire Moors, she finds the blunt ways of the staff at Misselthwaite Manor an unpleasant shock. Bored and miserable, it seems as though life in England will be awful. But Misselthwaite has hidden delights, and when Mary begins to discover them, nothing is the same again.

    Price: CDN$ 14.31

    • A Little Princess (Paperless Edition)

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
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    A Little Princess is a 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It is a revised and expanded version of Burnett's 1888 serialized novel entitled Sara Crewe; Or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's, which was published in St. Nicholas Magazine. According to Burnett, she had been composing a play based on the story when she found out a lot of characters she had missed. The publisher asked her to publish a new, revised story of the novella, producing the novel.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Little Lord Fauntleroy

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Teresa Gallagher
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    Since its first publication in 1885, Little Lord Fauntleroy has become a favorite with children. The move from New York to his ancestral castle comes as a shock to both Cedric and his new-found relatives, and while he comes to terms with aristocratic ways, they become more aware of compassion and social justice.

    Price: CDN$ 12.47

    • Little Lord Fauntleroy

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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    Imagine that you are a little boy. Your handsome father is dead, and each day your beautiful mother grows weaker from grief. The two of you have little money, and even less hope for the future. Would you want to give up, or can you be brave? Now a surprising message comes from England. You are heir to a title, a lordship. Soon, you will be on your way to live with a wealthy but grumpy old uncle, whom you have never met. But you are going to live with him in a castle! This is the story of Little Lord Fauntleroy.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Making of a Marchioness

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson-Burnett
    • Narrated by: Lucy Scott
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
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    Frances Hodgson Burnett published The Making of a Marchioness in 1901. She had written Little Lord Fauntleroy 15 years before and would write The Secret Garden in 10 years' time; it is these two books for which she is best known. Yet Marchioness was one of Nancy Mitford's favourite books, was considered 'the best novel Mrs Hodgson Burnett wrote' by Marghanita Laski, and is taught on a university course in America together with novels such as Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, and Daisy Miller.

    Price: CDN$ 10.92

    • A Little Princess

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Maroney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
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    Living off crumbs in a dreary attic, Sara Crewe comforts herself with wondrous stories of adventure and fortune, and in the end the stories become true.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • The Secret Garden

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Julie Christie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Mary Lennox was sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle, everybody said she was the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen. This self-centered orphan and her pampered, invalid cousin Colin Craven, both deprived of love and attention, find themselves becoming friends. Together, they learn compassion and generosity within the walls of an abandoned magical garden. Renowned actress Julie Christie brings out the magic of this children's classic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A feel-good classic

    • By Tee on 2018-12-13

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • A Little Princess

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Tania Zamorsky - editor
    • Narrated by: Rebecca K. Reynolds
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
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    Poor Sara Crewe. Once upon a time her beloved father pampered and adored her. But ever since he died, leaving her alone and penniless, she's been caught in the cruel clutches of Miss Minchin, the headmistress at the Select Seminary for Young Ladies, where Sara once studied. But no matter how terrible things get, Sara always has her imagination and goodness of heart to carry her through. This timeless tale of a poor orphan has won children's hearts for a century - and continues to be a favorite.  

    Price: CDN$ 11.39

    • The Secret Garden

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
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    When Mary Lennox's parents die from cholera in India, the spoiled orphan is transplanted to her uncle's 600-year-old gloomy and secretive estate in England. She is certain that she is destined for misery at Misselthwaite Manor. However, she soon discovers an arched doorway into an overgrown garden, locked shut since the death of her aunt 10 years earlier.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • A Little Princess

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    When wealthy widower Captain Ralph Crewe first enrolls his little daughter Sara in Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies, she is set to become the school's show pupil. But tragedy soon strikes: Captain Crewe passes away after losing his fortune, and young Sara is quickly forced into servitude by the cruel Miss Minchin. To make it through her long days as a drudge, Sara imagines herself secretly a princess, and along the way learns to treasure true friends and the kindness of mysterious benefactors. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This Child Can Do No Wrong

    • By shalot on 2018-10-24

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • A Little Princess (Adaptation)

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Jennifer Bassett (adaptation)
    • Narrated by: Deborah Berlin
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    Sara Crewe is a very rich little girl. She first comes to England when she is seven, and her father takes her to Miss Minchin’s school in London. Then he goes back to his work in India. Sara is very sad at first, but she soon makes friends at school. But on her 11th birthday, something terrible happens, and now Sara has no family, no home, and not a penny in the world.

    Price: CDN$ 6.77

    • The Secret Garden

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Heidi Gregory
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Secret Garden is a children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published as a book in 1911 after a version was published as an American magazine serial beginning in 1910. Set in England, it is one of Burnett's most popular novels and is considered a classic of English children's literature.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

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