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The Secret Garden

Young Reading Series 2
The Secret Garden

  • The enchanting classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability.
  • Mary Lennox feels forlorn and lonely in her uncle's gloomy house on the moors. But behind an old ivy-covered wall is a garden, waiting to be discovered.
  • Beautifully illustrated by Alan Marks, winner of the Carnegie Medal.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

$9.95 Available

Hardback with CD - English Learners' Edition:

New
$12.95 Available

Information

Age: 6+

Lexile Measure: 500L

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: $9.95
ISBN: 9780746077139
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Hardback with CD - English Learners' Edition:
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 9781409545507
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Retold by Lesley Sims

Illustrator: Alan Marks

Reader Reviews

Excellent first 'grown up' reading book
My daughter Polly (age 6) absolutely loved reading this book, she read it aloud from beginning to end and could not put it down. The illustrations are lovely and help to keep a child's interest. I will now be buying further books from this series as they will certainly encourage my child to read at home. She felt an enormous sense of achievement on finishing the book, and can't wait to read some more! Also an excellent way of introducing your child to some classic stories.

Maxine Priestley, 6th July 2011

Extras

  • Retelling a classic story
    Visit the See Inside Usborne blog to read how the writer, Mary Sebag-Montefiori, creates her retellings of classic stories.
  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.

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