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Two of my favourite childhood books

Two of my favourite childhood books were The Secret Garden and The Little Princess both by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

My rating: 4/5


Ten-year-old orphan Mary Lennox comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden. 118 more words

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Book Wish List 2016

One of my many wishes for this year is to read more books and not just look at them on book shelves in shops and day-dream about how wonderful  300 more words


The Secret Garden - Classics Challenge 2016 #1

Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Published: 1911

My Rating: 4/5 stars


When 10 year old Mary Lennox is orphaned after a cholera epidemic, she moves from her home in India to live with her uncle in a manor on the Yorkshire Moors. 651 more words


Commentary on The Secret Garden

Isolation, abandonment, neglect and loneliness. All themes that one would not expect in a children’s book about a garden, yet those form the basis of the story about two 10-year-old children. 680 more words

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