The Secret Garden

Kobo ebook | May 14, 2008

byFrances Hodgson Burnett

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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike

'I've stolen a garden,' she said very fast. 'It isn't mine. It isn't anybody's. Nobody wants it, nobody cares for it, nobody ever goes into it. Perhaps everything is dead in it already; I don't know.'

After losing her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors. She is lonely and has no one to play with, but one day she learns of a secret garden somewhere in the grounds that no one is allowed to enter. Then Mary uncovers an old key in a flowerbed - and a gust of magic leads her to the hidden door. Slowly she turns the key and enters a world she could never have imagined.

***With a heartwarming introduction by Sophie Dahl***

*** A behind-the-scenes jounrey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more...***

*** a much-loved classic***

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was born in Manchester. She had a very poor upbringing and used to escape from the horror of her surroundings by writing stories. In 1865 her family emigrated to the USA where she married and became the successful author of many children's books including Little Lord Fauntleroy and A Little Princess.

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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike 'I've stolen a garden,' she said very fast. 'It isn't mine. It isn't anybody's. Nobody wants it, nobody cares for it, nobody ever goes into it. Perhaps everything is dead in it already; I don't know.' After losing her parents, young Mary Len...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 14, 2008Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141923547

ISBN - 13:9780141923543

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Childhood favourite This book is a childhood favourite that I still love to this day.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Personal favorite I love this story. It's a classic for all ages.
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Classic !!! Never goes out of style - both the movie and book were great - very moving in the lives of children and adults.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I loved this book. Normally all I read is murder mystery but read this and it has such a nice story to it. It is a great read for all ages
Date published: 2013-10-04