The Secret Garden: Special Edition with Tasha Tudor Art and Bonus Materials
December 21, 2010
5.1 X 7.5 X 0.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
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About the Author
Francis Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was a novelist and playwright born in England but raised in the United States. As a child, she was an avid reader who also wrote her own stories. What was initially a hobby would soon become a legitimate and respected career. As a late-teen, she published her first story in Godey's Lady's Book and was a regular contributor to several periodicals. She began producing novels starting with That Lass o' Lowrie's followed by Haworth's and Louisiana. Yet, she was best known for her children's books including Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Secret Garden.
Tasha Tudor (1915-2008) was a Caldecott artist with more than ninety books to her credit. She was known across the world for her glowing watercolor depictions of the American rural scene of a century ago and for her exquisite paintings of children, flowers, and animals. Tasha Tudor was also the illustrator of A Child's Garden of Verses, The Night Before Christmas, The Springs of Joy, A Tale for Easter, A Time to Keep, The Dolls' Christmas, All for Love, Pumpkin Moonshine, A is for Annabelle, and 1 is One, a Caldecott Honor Book.
"[Neglected Colin] lives the life of a spoilt and incurable invalid until the arrival of an orphaned cousin. The two children secretly combine to restore his mother's locked garden and Colin to health and his father's affection."-- "Four to Fourteen.""A most attractive edition in every respect." -- "BL."