Includes character guide, which-character-are-you quiz, story quiz, info on the real secret garden, author info, historical background, garden activities, and glossary "People never like me and I never like people," Mary thought. When Mary Lennox is sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle everybody says she is the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen. It is true, too. Mary is pale, spoiled, and quite contrary. But she is also horribly lonely. Then one day she hears about a garden in the grounds of the manor that has been kept locked and hidden for years. And when a friendly robin helps Mary find the key, she discovers the most magical place anyone could imagine.
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849ľ1924) emigrated to the U.S. in 1865. She wroteámore than 40 books; the best-known today are Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, andáThe Secret Garden.