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Secret Garden,The : Everyman's Library CHILDREN'S CLASSICS - Frances Hodgson Burnett

Secret Garden,The

Everyman's Library CHILDREN'S CLASSICS

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Published: 6th May 1993
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This story of two spoilt and lonely children, whose happiness is regained as they bring to life a neglected garden, has become the best-loved of all Mrs. Burnett's books, but it did not acquire universal popularity until long after its first publication in 1911 Although set in Yorkshire, it was inspired by the rose garden at Great Maytham Hall in Kent (which still flourishes) where its much-travelled author lived from 1898 to 1907. The story has many illustrators, bur none has surpassed Charles Robinson who first created in his pictures the romantic and mysterious atmosphere of Misselthwaite Manor and the locked, forgotten garden.

One of the great children's books for all ages. The discovery of a neglected garden is the key that unlocks the future and friendship of two hitherto lonely children: Mary, who is recently orphaned, and Colin, her guardian's invalid son. (Kirkus UK)

ISBN: 9781857159110
ISBN-10: 185715911X
Series: Everyman's Library CHILDREN'S CLASSICS
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 6th May 1993
Publisher: Everyman
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 16.1  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1