When Mary Lennox is sent from India to the moors of England to live with her uncle after losing her parents, not only does she discover a secret garden, but she also discovers the true meaning of family, friendship, and perseverence. This magical, timeless classic, originally published in 1911, is by the author of A Little Princess and Little Lord Faunteleroy. Including 8 color illustrations, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every children's library.
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This book features in the following series: Knickerbocker Childrens Classics, Knickerbocker Classics .
This book has been graded for interest at 9+ years.
There are 240 pages in this book. This book was published 2015 by Race Point Publishing .
Charles Robinson (1870 - 1937) is best known for his classic illustrations to fairy tales and other children's books, including Robert Louis Stevenson's Child's Garden of Verses and Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden. 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.
This book contains the following story:
The Secret Garden
When Mary Lennox is sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle everybody says she is the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen. It is true, too. Mary is pale, spoilt and quite contrary. But she is also horribly lonely. Then one day she hears about a garden in the grounds of the Manor that has been kept locked and hidden for years. And when a friendly robin helps Mary find the key, she discovers the most magical place anyone could imagine...
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This book features the character Dickon.