The Secret Garden - Young DK Classics Author:Frances Hodgson Burnett (Retold by Shona McKellar) Just as a garden grows and changes, so does Mary. At the begining of the story, Mary is bad-tempered, unloved and thinks only of herself. When Mary first steps inside the secret garden, she finds a mysterious gray wilderness of tangled branches and bare stems, a walled garden that has been locked up for ten years. — With the help of Dickon, she t... more »ends the garden and brings it to life. She grows in health and happiness and learns the value of true friendship.
The changing garden sparks new life in Mary and she helps Colin develop from a sad, spoiled boy to a happy, healthy young man.« less