Garden Reads Book Club
Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Sunday • August 27 • 4pm
Mill Creek store
Join Garden Reads book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!
Award-winning English-American children's author Frances Hodgson Burnett is best known for her titles Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and this book, The Secret Garden. When Mary Lennox's parents fall victim to a cholera outbreak in India, the orphaned girl is sent to England to be the ward of an uncle she's never met. Here, in this secluded, mysterious manor she befriends a high-spirited boy named Dickon, investigates a secret garden on the manor grounds, and hears someone crying in the night.
Book club members, save 20% when you purchase this title at our Mill Creek store.
Frances Hodgson Burnett was a born storyteller. Even as a young child, her greatest pleasure was in making up stories and acting them out, using her dolls as characters. She wrote over forty books, including the classic A Little Princess, also illustrated by Tasha Tudor.
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