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The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Inga Moore

When orphan Mary Lennox arrives from India to live with her uncle, everyone at Misselthwaite Manor thinks her a most disagreeable child. Then one day she discovers a secret garden, locked and hidden for ten years. With the help of a young boy called Dickon and her spoilt, invalid cousin, Colin, Mary brings the garden back to life; and as she does, the mystery behind it is revealed. An instant classic, The Secret Garden has been cherished by generations of readers since its publication in 1911. It is stunningly illustrated by Inga Moore. It features original unabridged text and beautifully observed illustrations. Perfect for bedtime reading, this sumptuous edition of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s timeless story is a gift to be treasured.

#26 in Australia’s Top 50 Kids’ Books

 



About Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in Manchester in 1849. After living in poverty, she emigrated to the US in 1865. She wrote over forty books; the best-known today are The Secret Garden, A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy. She died in 1924.  

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About Inga Moore

With a career in illustration spanning over 30 years, Inga Moore is a highly distinguished author and illustrator of children’s books, who has illustrated numerous classics to much critical acclaim, including Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden and Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost. Her other picture book titles include A House in the Woods,Captain Cat and the award-winning title, Six Dinner Sid, which continues to grace bookshop shelves 25 years on from publication. Born in Sussex but raised in Australia, Inga returned to England as an adult and now lives in the Welsh Marches

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