A picture book retelling of the beloved classic children's story--a perfect introduction for the youngest readers. "A key!" cried Mary. "Is it the key to the secret garden?" This story of a key that leads a lonely girl to a secret garden is a beloved children's classic. Based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's children's novel published in 1911, this retelling, simply and warmly written, will charm young readers. They'll fall in love with Mary, her gentle friend Dickon, and the beautiful garden they bring to life.
FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT (1849-1924) was an American-English novelist and playwright best known for the classic children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden. FRANCES GILBERT (adaptor) is a children's book editor and the author of I Love Pink! in the Step Into Reading leveled reader series, an abridgement of The Secret Garden for Little Golden Books, and the upcoming picture book Go, Girls, Go! BRIGETTE BARRAGER is an artist, writer, designer, and illustrator of children's books, including the bestselling picture book Uni the Unicorn and the Louise Trapeze series. She attended the California Institute of the Arts, where she earned a degree in Character Animation. Visit Brigette at brigetteb.com.