When he no longer has enough money to keep up his English estate, Stornham Court, Sir Nigel Anstruthers comes to New York in search of an heiress. He finds and marries the pretty and cosseted Rosalie Vanderpoel, the daughter of an American millionaire. But on their return to England, Nigel and his mother isolate Rosalie from her family. Many years later, Rosalie's now-grown up sister Bettina, arrives at Stornham Court to investigate why she has not heard from her sister for over a decade. First published in 1907, The Shuttle is one of Burnett's longer and more complex books.
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY
A seven year old boy is whisked away from the streets of New York to the stately home of a crotchety and selfish English gentleman, who is his grandfather. Once there he is told that he is the heir to a title and great fortune!
A LITTLE PRINCESS
Rich and popular Sara turns into an outcast and orphan overnight but love and happiness are just around the corner.
THE SECRET GARDEN
Mary Lennox is sent from India to stay with her uncle in Yorkshire after the death of her parents in a cholera outbreak. Selfish and spoilt, she tries the patience of all around her, but when she discovers a locked garden and begins to tend it with the help of a local boy and her invalid cousin, she becomes a different person.