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The Secret Garden (Great Illustrated Classics)

4.13 of 5 stars 4.13  ·  rating details  ·  334 ratings  ·  25 reviews
The world's best-loved children's stories set in large type for easy reading.
-- Over 100 illustrations in each book
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published August 22nd 2000 by Playmore Publishers (first published 1994)
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Dec 21, 2011 Nicole rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Every little girl, and any lover of things enchanting
I adore this book.

It's on my "enchanting" bookshelf, which means that it certainly does mean a lot to me.

I remember that as a little girl I always wanted to read it. I would see it at the bookstore, and ask my father for it, and he would say, "No, sugar-pickle, you only want it for the key-necklace that it comes with-you won't read it," while I had full intentions to read it!

Eventually, years later, I remember seeing it at a smaller book store or maybe a department store, and it was the "Great I
Asiya Ahmed
it's a GREAT book!
Paul Lunger
Frances Hodgson Burnett's "The Secret Garden" is the story of a little girl who stumbles into a garden by accident with magical powers & things that can cure just about anything. The adaptation by Malvina Vogel in the illustrated classics series does the story great care as we don't lose the magic & wonder of Burnett's original story. Each step of the way in this story is a journey worth taking & it a reason why this book will be beloved for years to come.
I won a book basket in a raffle and it had this book in it. Overall it was a good book. Of course this version is adapted for I'm sure I would have enjoyed it much more as a child since I am currently 20. I didn't find it particularly interesting...but I may pick up the full version one day.
Brynn Hastings
The Secret Garden is a classic novel. It may be tough for inexperienced readers because of the word choice but it will help those readers to broaden their vocabulary. It is a deep, entertaining, beautiful novel.
Read aloud to my 7, 5, and 3, year old sons.

"It was awesome!" --7 year old

"It was fun. I liked when Collin got out of his wheelchair...finally." --5 year old.
My most liked set book of all time without douubt.
Jeanne Edwards
Read it as an adult and loved it!
Awesome I loved it
Read this to my daughter - we enjoyed reading it!
Becki Foutz
My mom made me, er, strongly suggested I read, this book when I was a kid. I remember it seemed long at the time, I have no idea how old I was but I think it was before I started school (I started reading when I was three, no joke). I guess it was something she thought would keep me busy. I remember thinking the protagonist was spoiled - it'll be interesting to read as an adult this month for our book club.
Kara Larson
I don't think I'd ever read this book prior to this read with Kate, but it was great. I want to read the full version now.
I had some trouble getting started, but then it was almost all in one go. One adorable story :)
I read this book to my girls 6/7 yr. old(Illustrated version). We read about a chapter a night and then I got them the movie. It was fun to watch them compare the book to the movie. I've always loved this story.
Arvesa Osmani
I read this book 2 years ago and I love it very much.I was so confused about the noises at night until Colin was discovered also it was just like a magical moment when the key fits in the door...!
Laura Neff
A favorite, favorite, favorite from childhood! I wished I'd found that garden. What a magical moment when the key fits in the door, and when Colin is discovered...!
The Carrion Librarian
One of my mother's favourite stories, so I read it pretty early on. I remember being absolutely enchanted by the mystery and everyday magic of it all.
Sadie and I read this together. She LOVES these kinds of books so I just played along.....
Winter Rose
Excellent Illustrated Classic!
I haven't read very many classics but the ones that I have are all fabulous!
it was very different than i had expected
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Mary learned how to cry.
Partridge Public
Aug 27, 2007 Partridge Public added it
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Shelves: juniorfiction
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