Synopses & Reviews
A beautiful and timeless story about friendship, secrets, and the human spirit, The Secret Garden
tells the story of orphaned Mary Lennox, who is sent to live in her uncle's house on the Yorkshire moors. Her uncle's wife died tragically ten years earlier, and the house is an unhappy one. Miserable and lonely, Mary starts to explore the house's gardens and she discovers a key to the secret garden her uncle had sealed off when his wife died. There she discovers a secret so important, so enchanting, that it will change her life forever.
About the Series:
Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.
About the Author
Frances Hodgson Burnett
was an English-American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden.