The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

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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. "The Secret Garden", read by Helena Bonham Carter, is one of the seven wonderful classic stories being relaunched in CD-format in March 2007.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • CD-Audio | 3 pages
  • 129 x 143 x 24mm | 186g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Audiobooks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141808322
  • 9780141808321
  • 1,513,516

About Frances Hodgson Burnett

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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715,705 ratings
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4 35% (251,207)
3 19% (133,175)
2 4% (26,113)
1 1% (8,433)
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