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ISBN13: 9780689831416
ISBN10: 0689831412
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One of the most beloved children's books of all time and the inspiration for a feature film, a television miniseries, and a Broadway musical, andlt;Iandgt;The Secret Gardenandlt;/Iandgt; is the best-known work of Frances Hodgson Burnett. In this unforgettable story, three children find healing and friendship in a magical forgotten garden on the haunting Yorkshire moors.

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One of the most beloved children's books of all time and the inspiration for a feature film, a television miniseries, and a Broadway musical, The Secret Garden is the best-known work of Frances Hodgson Burnett. In this unforgettable story, three children find healing and friendship in a magical forgotten garden on the haunting Yorkshire moors.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Frances Hodgson Burnettandlt;/Bandgt; (1849-1924) was born in Manchester, England, but moved to America as a teenager. andlt;Iandgt;Little Lord Fauntleroyandlt;/Iandgt; was published in 1886 and was dramatized during Burnett's lifetime. The story lives on today in videos and movies. Though she began writing novels for adults, she gained lasting success writing for children. She is best known for andlt;Iandgt;Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princessandlt;/Iandgt; (1905), and andlt;Iandgt;The Secret Gardenandlt;/Iandgt; (1911).andlt;Bandgt;E.L. Konigsburgandlt;/Bandgt; is the only author to have won the Newbery Medal and be runner-up in the same year. In 1968, andlt;iandgt;From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweilerandlt;/iandgt; won the Newbery Medal and andlt;iandgt;Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabethandlt;/iandgt; was named a Newbery Honor Book. Almost thirty years later she won the Newbery Medal once again for andlt;iandgt;The View From Saturdayandlt;/iandgt;. She has also written and illustrated three picture books: andlt;iandgt;Samuel Toddand#8217;s Book of Great Colorsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Samuel Toddand#8217;s Book of Great Inventionsandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Amy Elizabeth Explores Bloomingdaleand#8217;sandlt;/iandgt;. In 2000 she wrote andlt;iandgt;Silent to the Boneandlt;/iandgt;, which was named a andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, among many other honors.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;After completing her degree at Carnegie Mellon University, Ms. Konigsburg did graduate work in organic chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh. For several years she taught science at a private girlsand#8217; school. When the third of her three children started kindergarten, she began to write. She now lives on the beach in North Florida.

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Colorado Jess, August 5, 2014 (view all comments by Colorado Jess)
This wonderful story delighted and enthralled me for hours as a young child. I was there with these characters and the beautiful drawings were well-done and complemented it nicely. Still plenty of Summer left to take a trip to the Secret Garden!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689831416
Foreword:
Konigsburg, E. L.
Author:
Konigsburg, E. L.
Author:
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Author:
Konigsburg, E. L.
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
People with disabilities
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Aladdin Classics
Series Volume:
Jan. 1999
Publication Date:
August 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c cvr
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 9.765 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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