The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden : Walker Illustrated Classic

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Walker Illustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good! When orphan Mary Lennox arrives from India to live with her uncle, everyone at Misselthwaite Manor thinks her a most disagreeable child. Then one day she discovers a secret garden, locked and hidden for ten years. With the help of Dickon and her spoilt, invalid cousin, Colin, Mary brings the garden back to life; and as she does, the mystery behind it is revealed. An instant classic, The Secret Garden has been cherished by generations of readers since its publication in 1911. Beautifully illustrated by Inga Moore.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 180 x 206 x 26mm | 821g
  • Walker Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. numerous ill. (mostly col.)
  • 1406318035
  • 9781406318036
  • 28,976

Review quote

Moore brings soft, old-fashioned, pastoral sweetness and miniaturist detail to The Secret Garden. The Times Inga Moore's enchanted garden - topiary, mist and frost - perfectly catches the rapt quality of Burnett's writing. The Observer Featured/recommended Book Bit on WTBF-AM/FM (Troy, Alabama)show more

About Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote over forty books in her lifetime, including many for adults, but she is most famous for her children's books Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess and The Secret Garden, most of which was written in a walled rose garden during a stay at an English country house.show more
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