This is a luxurious edition of a timeless classic about an orphan, her attention to a dilapidated garden, and the creation of her new family. Modern illustrations by Lauren Child breathe new life into this heartwarming story. This will be a family treasure. (Josephine)
A beautiful hardcover edition of a timeless classic, with illustrations by Lauren Child. Young, orphaned Mary Lennox is sent to live with her reclusive uncle, Archibald Craven. All but ignored by Craven, and kept away from her sickly cousin Colin, Mary happens upon a secret, walled garden. As she starts to work in it, the garden begins to flourish, and so do Mary and her new family. With an unjacketed fabric cover, six full color plates, and colored endpapers, everything about this hardcover edition is high-end and luxurious.
About the Author
Frances Hodgson Burnett, an English playwright and author, also wrote Little Lord Fauntleroy and A Little Princess. Lauren Child is an English author and illustrator, best known for her Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean books.