Rediscover the heartwarming story of a lonely girl’s transformation within a secret English garden—presented for the first time with stunning custom animations and illustrations.
When Mary first arrives on her uncle’s doorstep at Misselthwaite Manor, her outlook has been shaped by tragedy. Her new home is a somber place, shadowed by the passing of her uncle’s beloved wife many years ago. But Mary’s ill manner starts to soften as she receives kind encouragement from her cheery maid, Martha, and green-thumbed friend, Dickon. Soon she is daring to explore the wilds surrounding her adopted home, where she unearths a long-buried key to a secret garden.
Among the lush, magical blossoms, Mary finds healing and redemption—and the determination to bring joy back to Misselthwaite Manor.
During her lifetime, Frances Hodgson Burnett was most famous for her children’s story Little Lord Fauntleroy, but The Secret Garden has since become known as her masterpiece. Born in 1849 in Cheetham, England, she moved to the United States as a teenager. Burnett published her first short stories at the age of nineteen, and she spent her lifetime writing numerous plays, stories for magazines, and novels. She died in New York in 1924.