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The Secret Garden

English · Paperback

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After her parents die of cholera in India, Mary Lennox is sent to live with her uncle in his gloomy house in Yorkshire, where she leads a lonely and neglected life, with nothing to do apart from exploring her surroundings. One day she discovers a walled garden which has been locked up, and becomes determined to enter it and find out its secret and the source of the mysterious crying sound that can be heard nearby.A powerful tale of regeneration and personal transformation, The Secret Garden has become one of the most popular children's classics, and has continued to delight generations of young readers.

About the author

Frances Hodgson Burnett, geboren am 24.11.1849 in Manchester, gestorben am 29.10.1924 in Plandome Park/Long Island. Burnett wuchs in den Slums von Manchester auf und wanderte 1865 nach Amerika aus. Sie schrieb knapp 40 sentimental-romantische Kinderromane.

Summary

Beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey, The Secret Garden has become one of the most popular children's classics, and has continued to delight generations of young readers.

Report

It is only the exceptional author who can write a book about children with sufficient skill, charm, simplicity, and significance to make it acceptable to both young and old. Mrs Burnett is one of the few thus gifted. The New York Times

Product details

Authors Frances Hodgson Burnett, Hidgson Burnett Fra, Catherine le Nevez
Assisted by Peter Bailey (Illustration)
Publisher Alma Books
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 21.04.2016
 
EAN 9781847495730
ISBN 978-1-84749-573-0
No. of pages 368
Dimensions 130 mm x 200 mm x 20 mm
Series Alma Classics
Alma Classics
Alma Junior Classics
Subject Children's and young people's books > Children's books up to 11 years of age

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