This gorgeous paperback includes Tasha Tudor’s iconic illustrations, an extended author biography, activities, and more, making it the perfect collector’s edition or a wonderful gift for young readers.
When orphaned Mary Lennox comes to live at her uncle’s great house on the Yorkshire Moors, she finds it full of secrets. The mansion has nearly one hundred rooms, and her uncle keeps himself locked up. And at night, she hears the sound of crying down one of the long corridors.
The gardens surrounding the large property are Mary’s only escape. Then, Mary discovers a secret garden, surrounded by walls and locked with a missing key. With the help of two unexpected companions, Mary discovers a way in—and becomes determined to bring the garden back to life.
This edition of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic novel features a suede-like custom cover with beautiful metallic foiling and a ribbon marker.
The Secret Garden remains a time-honored classic in children’s literature best known for its vivid imagery and emotional depth. The story follows Mary Lennox, a young English girl who is sent to live with her uncle after losing both her parents during the cholera epidemic in India. One day when her uncle is away, Mary discovers a mysterious walled garden that is kept behind a locked gate. Mary’s curiosity intensifies when she hears sounds of sobbing coming from somewhere within her uncle’s mansion. An unforgettable story full of magic and wonder that continues to charm generations of readers.
The story of Mary Lennox’s rejuvenation in the English countryside has been enjoyed by readers of all ages since it was first published in 1911. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic novel centers around the themes of friendship, kindness, and self-discovery, making it a memorable tale that stays with the reader long after the story ends. Full-page color drawings by illustrator Kelly Caswell add a beautiful touch to the story, making this volume a cherished keepsake.