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When orphaned Mary Lennox comes to live at her uncle's great house on the Yorkshire Moors, 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 down one of the long corridors.

The gardens surrounding the large property are Mary's only escape. Then, Mary discovers a secret garden, surrounded by walls and locked with a missing key. One day, with the help of two unexpected companions, she discovers a way in. Is everything in the garden dead, or can Mary bring it back to life?

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Synopsis:

The story of how Mary Lennox, with the help of good friends, brings a secret garden back to life, has been loved by generations of readers ever since it was first published in 1912. Now, this classic book is available in two beautiful new collectors' editions. With wonderful black-and-white illustrations by Tasha Tudor, and lovely details like a satin ribbon marker and glorious full-color plates in the hardcover edition, these deluxe editions of The Secret Graden are must-haves for anyone who wants to rediscover the magic of this classic story.

Synopsis:

When orphaned Mary Lennox, lonely and sad, comes to live at her uncle's great house on the Yorkshire moors, she finds it full of secrets. At night, she hears the sound of crying down one of the long corridors. Outside, she meets Dickon, a magical boy who can charm and talk to animals. Then, one day, with the help of a friendly robin, Mary discovers the most mysterious wonder of all--a secret garden, walled and locked, which has been completely forgotten for years and years. Is everything in the graden dead, or can Mary bring it back to life?

About the Author

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) grew up in England, but she began writing what was to become The Secret Garden in 1909, when she was creating a garden for a new home in Long Island, New York. Burnett was already established as a novelist for adults when she turned to writing for children. Little Lord Fauntleroy, written for her two young boys; the play A Little Princess, which became the basis for the novel of the same name; and The Secret Garden are the works for which she is most warmly remembered.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780397321650
ill.:
Tudor, Tasha
Author:
Tudor, Tasha
Author:
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Author:
by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Tasha Tudor
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Physically handicapped
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
1962-1963.
Publication Date:
19851031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.0397 in 33.92 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 368 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780397321650 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The story of how Mary Lennox, with the help of good friends, brings a secret garden back to life, has been loved by generations of readers ever since it was first published in 1912. Now, this classic book is available in two beautiful new collectors' editions. With wonderful black-and-white illustrations by Tasha Tudor, and lovely details like a satin ribbon marker and glorious full-color plates in the hardcover edition, these deluxe editions of The Secret Graden are must-haves for anyone who wants to rediscover the magic of this classic story.
"Synopsis" by , When orphaned Mary Lennox, lonely and sad, comes to live at her uncle's great house on the Yorkshire moors, she finds it full of secrets. At night, she hears the sound of crying down one of the long corridors. Outside, she meets Dickon, a magical boy who can charm and talk to animals. Then, one day, with the help of a friendly robin, Mary discovers the most mysterious wonder of all--a secret garden, walled and locked, which has been completely forgotten for years and years. Is everything in the graden dead, or can Mary bring it back to life?
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