The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12, Classics
Paperback Published on: 02/08/2012
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The Secret Garden
Delightful
A gorgeous tale of friendship full of fantastic and interesting characters. Mary Lennox is a detestable and spoilt child raised in India and sent to Yorksh... READ MORE
Leonie at Newport
The Secret Garden
My Favourite Garden – and Story
When Mary Lennox comes to Misselthwaite Manor she is an unattractive, unloved and self-centred little girl. Her invalid cousin, Colin, is almost as bad. Gr... READ MORE
Jane Mac

Synopsis

"People never like me and I never like people," Mary thought. When Mary Lennox is sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle, everybody says she is the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen. It is true, too. Mary is pale, spoilt and quite contrary. But she is also horribly lonely. Then one day she hears about a garden in the grounds of the Manor that has been kept locked and hidden for years. And when a friendly robin helps Mary find the key, she discovers the most magical place anyone could imagine... 

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099572954
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 253g
  • Dimensions: 188 x 129 x 24 mm

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The Secret Garden
A Childhood Classic
Another one on my university reading list, 'The Secret Garden' is beloved by generations of children and adults. It follows the story of Mary Lennox as she... READ MORE
Emma Hammond-Walker
The Secret Garden
'Wonderful children's classic'
I thought this book was truly wonderful for a children's read. It is about a little girl, Mary Lennox, whom, moves from her home in India, following a chol... READ MORE
'Bookworm' Review
The Secret Garden
This book was boring and a bit tedious
The book starts of with a girl who is contrary. She is called Mary. She finds a garden, meets a boy. A bit predictable. Also this book was boring. There w... READ MORE
Meg Fung
The Secret Garden
Important To Address Its Issues
I think it's very important to address and talk about the racism and ableism in 'The Secret Garden', mainly because I went into reading this totally unawar... READ MORE
Gavin Hetherington
The Secret Garden
The secret garden
A really fulfilling book
Chloe Groves
The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
C.S Lewis said that a good children's book is one that can be enjoyed at any age. I don't know why I never read The Secret Garden when I was younger. I'm n... READ MORE
Clairabelle
The Secret Garden
One of my Favourites!
I will never forget this book. I loved seeing Mary transition into a completely new life and make friends and (considered) family! Seeing everyone get toge... READ MORE
Taya Currigan
The Secret Garden
Secret garden
This book is a pretty good book. It was an engaging read. What I liked most was that, that was a magical garden. It was so easy to picture when reading th... READ MORE
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