“The Secret Garden” – Young Children’s Illustrated Version Book Review
Summary: A delightful children’s hardcover book based on the original story by Frances Hodgson Burnett, and illustrated by Laura Wood. Geared towards younger children in a lovely, padded edition.
Genre: Children’s Books
Gardening Experience Level: Beginning Readers, and Gardeners of all ages with children in their lives
Title: The Secret Garden
Publisher: Parragon Books Ltd.
Date of Publishing: December 2014
Format: Padded hard cover
Content: What a sweet child-sized version of the much longer classic story, The Secret Garden! In this edition, younger readers can either read for themselves, or enjoy listening to an adult share the story with them. Everyone will enjoy the colorful drawings by illustrator Laura Wood. All ages will enjoy revisiting, or being introduced, to this simplified version of the story of Mary discovering friendship and happiness in the secret garden. This classic would be the perfect gift if you seek creative ways to instill the love of gardening early in the hearts of your children/grandchildren.
Photos: From the front to back cover, this padded classic has gorgeous color illustrations.
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