Mary Lennox, a sickly orphan, is sent to live at her uncle’s estate, Misselthwaite Manor. She firmly believes she won’t enjoy her time there. However, she soon finds herself changing; her appetite increases, her body gains strength, and her mood becomes more pleasant. Mary also becomes fascinated with the secret garden that had been shut up for years on the estate.
The Secret Garden is a timeless classic that clearly demonstrates the healing power of Mother Nature and friendship. Through a magical, uplifting story, Burnett provides important lessons for both children and adults.