Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics: Level 15: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox. Sent to live with her uncle in the gloomy Misselthwaite Manor, in the grounds Mary finds a key to a secret garden and the garden soon becomes her own world. One day she meets her cousin, Colin Craven, who is too ill to walk and cannot leave his room. Mary decides that she and the secret garden will help Colin to recover. Exciting and powerful classic stories to enrich and extend your children's reading experiences. TreeTops Classics are carefully adapted versions of must-read stories which introduce your readers to significant authors, powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time. These abridged versions of classics have been sensitively adapted by top children's authors to ensure that language and content is appropriate, but remain faithful to the original. These enchanting stories will appeal to all your junior readers and introduce them to a rich literary heritage. Each book includes author biographies and notes to help with historical and social context and any challenging vocabulary, ensuring the books are easily accessible. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.