Posts Tagged: the secret garden

On hidden gems and treasure

I went to a bookshop yesterday for the first time in a month or so. I wasn’t going to buy anything (really) – I was there to pick up a book for someone else, and my to-read pile is about

On hidden gems and treasure

I went to a bookshop yesterday for the first time in a month or so. I wasn’t going to buy anything (really) – I was there to pick up a book for someone else, and my to-read pile is about

On everlasting stories

When Frances Hodgson Burnett first wrote ‘The Secret Garden’, it wasn’t particularly popular. Much more successful was her previous book for children, ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’. However, now, you would be hard pressed to find a bookshop that did not have

On everlasting stories

When Frances Hodgson Burnett first wrote ‘The Secret Garden’, it wasn’t particularly popular. Much more successful was her previous book for children, ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’. However, now, you would be hard pressed to find a bookshop that did not have

On judging books by their beautiful covers

I am about halfway through Frances Hodgson Burnett’s ‘The Secret Garden’, and finding it a lovely read. What makes  this book more enchanting is the edition that I am reading. It is a beautiful illustrated version that I got for

On judging books by their beautiful covers

I am about halfway through Frances Hodgson Burnett’s ‘The Secret Garden’, and finding it a lovely read. What makes  this book more enchanting is the edition that I am reading. It is a beautiful illustrated version that I got for

On gardens with a magical sort of spark

I’ve just finished ‘Tom’s Midnight Garden’, and goodness it was wonderful. I loved every moment of it, and I cried at the end. However, I thought the crying was strange, as I had accidentally found out the twist at the

On gardens with a magical sort of spark

I’ve just finished ‘Tom’s Midnight Garden’, and goodness it was wonderful. I loved every moment of it, and I cried at the end. However, I thought the crying was strange, as I had accidentally found out the twist at the