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The Secret Garden (Puffin Classics)


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5.0 out of 5 stars goodness to be treasured....
"As long as one has a garden one has a future; and as long as one has a future one is alive."

There's nothing to dislike about this brooding and romantic tale of children coming good. When newly-orphaned Mary Lennox, aged 10, finds herself on the edge of the Yorkshire moors in her uncle's vast mansion, she's sure--in her sullen and obstinate mind--that she's...
Published on 12 Jan 2012 by LittleMoon

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3.0 out of 5 stars A Little Disappointing
I thought the book would be closer to the original. I am a teacher of 8 to 9-year-old girls, and I always read books to my class, to expose them to classics and ignite an interest in books. I have tried in the past to read the original Secret Garden story to them, but found the language too old-fashioned and the Yorkshire speech too confusing for the children. So I was...
Published on 24 Dec 2009 by FJ Charsley


 

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The Secret Garden (Puffin Classics) by Frances Hodgson Burnett (Paperback - 6 Mar 2008)
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