When orphaned Mary Lennox, lonely and sad, comes to live at her uncle's great, empty house, she has nothing to do an no one to play with. Then a friendly robin shows her the way to a mysterious garden that has been locked up for years. Mary is determined to bring the secret garden back to life and, along the way, finds good friends and discovers the magic of making things grow. Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden has been loved by generations of children since its first publication in 1912. Now, for the first time, young readers can unlock the mystery of the secret garden with this very special picture book, adapted form Burnett's classic work. Mary Collier's rich, glorious paintings, inspired by the original novel, bring all the magic and wonder of the secret garden glowingly to life. Rich, glorious, full-color paintings on every page evoke the magic and wonderof lonely Mary Lennox's discovery of the secret garden and make Mary, Dickon, and Colin step off the page into any young reader's heart.