The Secret Garden



When Orphaned Mary Lennox, Lonely And Sad, Comes To Live At Her Uncle S Great, Empty House, She Has Nothing To Do An No One To Play With Then A Friendly Robin Shows Her The Way To A Mysterious Garden That Has Been Locked Up For Years Mary Is Determined To Bring The Secret Garden Back To Life And, Along The Way, Finds Good Friends And Discovers The Magic Of Making Things Grow Frances Hodgson Burnett S The Secret Garden Has Been Loved By Generations Of Children Since Its First Publication In 1912 Now, For The First Time, Young Readers Can Unlock The Mystery Of The Secret Garden With This Very Special Picture Book, Adapted Form Burnett S Classic Work Mary Collier S Rich, Glorious Paintings, Inspired By The Original Novel, Bring All The Magic And Wonder Of The Secret Garden Glowingly To Life.The Secret Garden

Frances Eliza Hodgson was the daughter of ironmonger Edwin Hodgson, who died three years after her birth, and his wife Eliza Boond She was educated at The Select Seminary for Young Ladies and Gentleman until the age of fifteen, at which point the family ironmongery, then being run by her mother, failed, and the family emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee Here Hodgson began to write, in order to sup Frances Eliza Hodgson was the daughter of ironmonger Edwin Hodgson, who died three years after her birth, and his wife Eliza Boond She was educated at The Select Seminary for Young Ladies and Gentleman until the age of fifteen, at which point the family ironmongery, then being run by her mother, failed, and the family emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee Here Hodgson began to write, in order to supplement the family income, assuming full responsibility for the family upon the death of her mother, in 1870 In 1872 she married Dr Swan Burnett, with whom she had two sons, Lionel and Vivian The marriage was dissolved in 1898 In 1900 Burnett married actor Stephen Townsend until 1902 when they got divorced Following her great success as a novelist, playwright, and children s author, Burnett maintained homes in both England and America, traveling back and forth quite frequently She died in her Long Island, New York home, in 1924.Primarily remembered today for her trio of classic children s novels Little Lord Fauntleroy 1886 , A Little Princess 1905 , and The Secret Garden 1911 Burnett was also a popular adult novelist, in her own day, publishing romantic stories such as The Making of a Marchioness 1901 for older readers

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  • 05 June 2018
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10 thoughts on “The Secret Garden

  1. says:

    I am now confused I do not know any what is my preference when it comes to books.When I was a kid, I wanted to read only books with pictures like the illustrated Alice in the Wonderland or Rip Van Winkle Until I read Silas Marner with no pictures and I said, wow, books with no pictures are also great When I was a teenager, I said I don t like to read books that are hard to understand and read by adults until I read Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov and I said, wow, I did not know that th I am now confused I do not know any what is my preference when it comes to books.When I was a kid, I wanted to read only books with pictures like the illustrated Alice in the Wonderland or Rip V...

  2. says:

    Love love loveAlso counting this as my first BookTubeAThon read even if I read only 2 pages during the actual readathon, I NEED ALL THE BOOKS I CAN GET

  3. says:

    Except for the persistent India bashing, I loved this book In fact Mistress Mary, I loved the ending so much that I forgive your English superiority complex Next time you visit here though, allow me to take you on the ride across India, I hope your impression will change

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    Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way or always to have it As a child, I read this book at least four or five times, along with Frances Hodgson Burnett s other childhood stories about Sarah Crewe Little Princess and Cedric Lord Fauntleroy They represented a rite of passage for me as a person and as a reader There is magic involved in coming of age stories where children strive to find the kind of life they are meant to live, against all odds, and I fel Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way or always to have it As a child, I read this book at least four or five times, along with Frances Hodgson Burnett s other childhood stories about Sarah Crewe Little Princess and Cedric Lord Fauntleroy They represented a rite of passage for me as a person and as a reader There is magic involved in coming of age stories where children strive to find the kind of life they are meant to live, against all odds, and I felt deeply satisfied each time I closed one of those books, knowing that the protagonists had once again made it through various challenges to live a better,natural and fulfilled life.So far, so good Some childhood classics are better left alone later, signifying a certain phase that can only be demystified by rereading, leading to bitter disappointment and loss of the initial enchantment I hadn t touched The Secret Garden for decades, as I feared the slightly exaggerated, dramatised plot...

  5. says:

    The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett 1994 1340 338 1372 203 1389 9789643769185 The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett 1994 1340 338 1372 203 1389 9789643769185 1375 280 1389 9789644170485 19 1392 354 9786005395969 1393 51 9789642886258 1379 248 9649194355 1380 248 96468...

  6. says:

    Two sickly, arrogant, lonely, neglected, little children, from wealthy families, both ten, cousins, live continents apart , Mary Lennox, in hot, steamy , colonial India, and Colin Craven, he in rainy, cold, Yorkshire, northern England, a cripple, just before the start of the First World War, they don t even known the other exists, but will soon, both like to show contempt to servants, by yelling at them, while giving orders Mary is spoiled, unhappy, and angry, her beautiful mother, loves parti Two sickly, arrogant, lonely, neglected, little children, from wealthy families, both ten, cousins, live continents apart , Mary Lennox, in hot, steamy , colonial India, and Colin Craven, he in rainy, cold, Yorkshire, northern England, a cripple, just before the start of the First World War, they don t even known the other exists, but will soon, both like to show contempt to servants, by yelling at them, while giving orders Mary is spoiled, unhappy, and angry, her beautiful mother, loves parties, doesn t look kindly at the plain offspring , father too busy also, helping govern the enormous colony, truth be told, they dislike the unlovable girl Cholera strikes and both parents fall, the little orphan child, is not emotionally attached to either one, and never a single drop of tears is shedShipped off, as quickly as possible, by the authorities, to her uncle A...

  7. says:

    I know this book seems out of place among the fare I usually read, but hey, all I can say is that I like what I like There is some intangible quality to this book that really strikes a chord in me The whole idea of that sickly child being healed with love, attention, and forgive me an LDS joke wholesome recreational activities, just somehow speaks Truth to me I think this book has strong application to today s problems with the rising generation I really believe that kids these days are ge I know this book seems out of place among the fare I usually read, but hey, all I can say is th...

  8. says:

    I first read this wonderful and evocative absolute and utter gem of a story at around age twelve or thirteen it was likely one of the first longer novels I read entirely in English, not counting those books read for school I simply adored Frances Hodgson Burnett s The Secret Garden when I read it as a young teenager or rather, a tween , I continued to love it when I reread it multiple times while at university, and I still massively loved the novel when I reread the story for the Children s I first read this wonderful and evocative absolute and utter gem of a story at around age twelve or thirteen it was likely one of the first longer novels I read entirely in English, not counting those books read for school I simply adored Frances Hodgson Burnett s The Secret Garden when I read it as a young teenager or rather, a tween , I continued to love it when I reread it multiple times while at university, and I still massively loved the novel when I reread the story for the Children s Literature Group in 2011 and I much continue to love it, having reread it at least twice or so since then.I honestly think that I enjoyed The Secret Garden evenas an adult than the times I read the novel when I was younger and that is saying an awful lot When I first read The Secret Garden as a young teenager, I was definitely enchanted by the garden and of course, the Robin , and...

  9. says:

    The Secret Garden is a lovely story in every sense of the word Primarily, it s about three kids Mistress Mary, Dickon, and Master Colin and how just thinking a little differently can change a person completely.There s a lot of subtle things Frances Hodgson Burnett does right The way she relates the Garden to Colin s mother and how that affects his relationship with his father and how all of these things have made him a horribly spoiled brat That thinking a little differently, and getting The Secret Garden is a lovely story in every sense of the word Primarily, it s about three ki...

  10. says:

    Where, you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow. Originally published in 1911 The Secret Garden is a true children s classic One that adults should read as well Mary Lennox was born in India A plain little girl she was not wanted by her mother or father and consequently handed over to the servants to raise Because her Ayah and the other servants feared her mother would be angry if she was disturbed, Mary was consequently given her own way She soon became a bossy, nasty, little Where, you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow. Originally published in 1911 The Secret Garden is a true children s classic One that adults should read as well Mary Lennox was born in India A plain little girl she was not wanted by her mother or father and consequently handed over to the servants to raise Because her Ayah and the other servants feared her mother would be angry if she was disturbed, Mary was consequently given her own way She soon became a bossy, nasty, little girl who was frail, yellow and most often angry When she was but 10 years of age both her parents and her Ayah succumbed to Cholera, leaving Mary...

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