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The Secret Garden Templar Classics

Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Illustrated by Robert Ingpen

Part of the Templar Classics: Ingpen Series

The Secret Garden Templar Classics Synopsis

When spoiled rich girl, Mary Lennox, is orphaned, she is shipped from India to live in her uncle's enormous manor in faraway England, where all is not quite as it seems. Before long, the lonely Mary finds a key to a secret garden that has been left untouched for ten years, and a whole new world of enchantment opens up to her. For the first time she learns to make friends - with the talented animalcharmer, Dickon, and her sickly cousin, Colin - and between them, the three children truly flourish as the garden reveals its haunting secrets -

The Secret Garden Templar Classics Press Reviews

more than 70 wonderful illustrations and botanical studies enrich this classic story * Bookseller * ... from Templar comes another of Robert Ingpen's superby illustrated classic books in celebration (of centenary). This is a hardback beauty: delicate botanical species paintings head each chapter and there is great variety in size and spacing of the rest of the intricate paintings. The picturing of Mary's first entry into the garden is perfect * School Library Journal * beautifully illustrated * Hatchards Autumn and Winter Catalogue *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848774469
Publication date: 1st September 2010
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Illustrator: Robert Ingpen
Publisher: Templar Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Frances Hodgson Burnett

Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institue of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia. A world-renowned artist and author, Ingpen has designed, illustrated and written more than one hundred books. His work includes his highly acclaimed series of illustrated children's classics, a unique achievement by one illustrator, which have now been published in many editions around the world. Robert now lives and works in Barwon ...

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