||The Secret Garden
||Frances Hodgson Burnett
Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Nature and environment
Home and neighbourhood
After the death of her parents, Mary
is brought back from India to live with her uncle in
England. She is sickly and spoilt, and her uncle's 600-year-old
house is strange and mysterious. She thinks she hears
a child crying in the house in the middle of the night.
Mary is told of a secret garden that has been locked
up for ten years, and she is determined to find it.
One day a robin leads the way.
Mysteries remain. What does Mary find in the secret
garden? And where does the crying come from? Read this
story to find out the answers to these questions.
Frances Hodgson Burnett grew up in
England in the mid-nineteenth century. As a child, she
was very fond of gardens, and continued to enjoy gardening
throughout her life. She moved to America with her family
when she was sixteen and lived there for most of her
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