The Secret Garden (Centenary Edition HB)

Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett


After the death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent back from India to live in her uncle's huge, gloomy house on the English moors. Mary is lonely and miserable until she stumbles upon her disabled cousin Colin, hidden away from the world by his troubled father. Together they discover the door to a secret garden, and open up a world of freedom and enchantment that they could have never imagined...


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"Mary is a tough feisty character, who manages to turn a whole household, and the lives of those in it, completely upside down... The book is brim full of magic and joy."
- Sunday Telegraph

Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in Manchester in 1849. 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.

General Fields

  • : 9780141331768
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.982
  • : January 2011
  • : 240mm X 162mm X 36mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • : Hardback
  • : Centenary ed
  • : Lauren Child
  • : 813.4
  • : 10-13
  • : 352
  • : 6 full colour plates