Rich little Sara Crewe loves to imagine things. At her English boarding school, surrounded by luxury. She sees herself as a princess. But then disaster strikes and Sara is forced to work as a servant. Only her imagination can make life bearable, until something truly incredible happens.
Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in Manchester, England, in 1849. After her father's death, the family moved to Tennessee, America, in 1865, where they struggled to earn a living. At 17, Frances sold her first story and she went on to write many novels. Today she is most famous for her children's books,which include. The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy.