The Secret Garden

After the death of her parents, orphaned Mary Lennox is sent to live with her uncle on the remote Yorkshire Moors. But his house, Misselthwaite Manor, is an unhappy one, scarred by a tragedy that took place many years before. Miserable and lonely, Mary starts to explore the house’s grounds. There, led by a mischievous robin, she stumbles across a secret walled garden. As if by magic, her life begins to change… A classic story which has delighted generations of readers, now in a beautiful Oxford edition.

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  • I love how Mary totally transforms from spoilt brat to nice girl. Its the best classic ever.

    7 March 2014

  • loved it

    old fashioned in places but good. i liked this book because it follows the life of Mary when she goes to live in Misselthwaite manor. it changes her life in how she has made her two new friends and in doing so, changed theirs too.

    5 July 2013

  • great book, recommend it

    8 March 2013

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    The secret garden is a classic tale of a girl called mary, who’s parents die of cholera in india and she has been sent to mistlethwait manor in yorkshire. This books is one of those books that when you start reading you find it impossible to put it down! I would recommend this book for readers aged 8-12

    8 March 2013

  • loved it

    i really loved this book because it showed that even a rude girl can be good

    6 March 2013

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    Frances Hodgson Burnett was the author of classic children’s books like The Secret Garden.

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