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The beloved original text offered in a beautiful paperback edition by esteemed illustrator Inga Moore.
First published in 1911, The Secret Garden has entranced readers with the courage of two unhappy and withering children who become determined to make their lives, and the lives of others around them, more joyful. In this engaging unabridged edition, Inga Moore’s beautifully observed illustrations capture the magic of the secret garden springing to life under the tender care of Mary Lennox; her spoiled invalid cousin, Colin; and Dickon, a nature-loving Yorkshire boy.
About the Author
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was born in Manchester, England, but moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, as a teenager. She wrote more than forty books and is most famous for Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden.
Inga Moore is a distinguished author and illustrator of children’s books whose illustrated titles include The Reluctant Dragon, Horse Tales, and an acclaimed version of The Wind in the Willows. She lives in England.
A handsome oversize edition Moore’s detailed ink and watercolor paintings portray the
English countryside and breathe life into the young protagonists.
—School Library Journal
Moore's illustrations open out like an invitation to walk in the garden ourselves.