The secret garden is a tale of mary lennox, an orphaned girl around the age of ten, who is sent to live at misselthwaite manor in yorkshire, england with her uncle mr. Craven after her parents die of a cholera breakout in india. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the sparknotes the secret garden study guide has everything you need to ace. The the secret garden community note includes chapter. Chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and. The secret garden is a children. S novel by frances hodgson burnett first published as a book in. After a version was published as an american magazine serial beginning in. Set in england, it is one of burnett. S most popular novels and is considered a classic of english children. She is distracted from this mystery when she discovers, with the robin. S help, the key to the secret garden. She immediately sets about working there, so that the neglected plants might thrive. Dickon, who brings her a set of gardening tools and promises to help her bring the secret garden back to life, vastly aids her in her endeavor. Is one of frances hodgson burnett. S most popular novels. The book tells the story of mary lennox, a spoiled, contrary, solitary. One day while exploring the grounds at the manor, mary finds the key to the secret garden which she has heard about. Everyone is banned from entering the garden, but mary who has always been accustomed to getting her own way, enters the garden. Her transformation begins immediately. Later, she meets dickon and shares her secret with him. Beautiful classic filled with magic and realism. Read common sense media. S the secret garden review, age rating, and parents guide. Frances hodgson burnett. S the secret garden is about mary lennox, who is sent to live with her uncle after the death of her parents. The book is about how the discovery of a secret garden transforms the character of mary and another character in the book. Death, disability and gardening. We take a look at this classic kidz book to find out if it will wind up in your compost bin. By frances hodgson burnett characters. A young orphan little lady colin craven. His confined to bed cousin dickon. A community young man. Free summary and analysis of the events in frances hodgson burnett. S the secret garden that won. Since the title of this book is the secret garden.