Oxford Children's Classics: The Secret Garden

Oxford Children's Classics: The Secret Garden

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What are you looking for? Friendship! Mystery! Adventure! Secrets! When spoiled, selfish orphan Mary Lennox is sent to live at lonley Misselthwaite Manor in Yorkshire, she discovers a magical world on the other side of a locked garden door. Mary decides to bring the abandoned garden she finds there back to life; and in doing so, changes her own forever. Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Secret Garden, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with an amazing assortment of recommendations and activities.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 24mm | 240g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0192738275
  • 9780192738271
  • 95,111

About Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in 1849 in Manchester. After her father's death the family moved to Tennessee, USA in 1865. She started writing for magazines soon after moving to the United States and went on to write, and have published, a number of adult novels. Little Lord Fauntleroy was published in 1886 followed by A Little Princess in 1905 and The Secret Garden in 1911. These children's books are what she is now best known for, although her adult novels were very popular during her life. Frances Hodgson Burnett because a US citizen in 1905 and died in 1924.show more

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'These appealing and educational new editions give a contemporary look and feel to much-loved stories which have stood the test of time.' * Pam Norfolk, Lancaster Guardian *show more

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