The Secret Garden - a personalized classic book.

The Secret Garden

Find the Hidden Garden

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Discover the magic of nature as Book By You presents your personalized edition of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden, where you’ll step into one of the world’s most beloved children’s classics.   Read More 

This 1911 novel begins when our personalized heroine, young Mary Lennox, is sent to live with her uncle in his mysterious English mansion. Spoiled, sour Mary dislikes her new home until a friendly maid tells her of a forbidden, hidden garden. Curiosity leads Mary to find this magic place, and gradually her bad temper changes. She becomes friends with the maid’s good-natured young brother, Dickon, who helps her tend to the overgrown, wild garden.

Mary then discovers another tightly-held secret -- Colin, her sickly cousin, who’s been hidden and treated like an invalid all his life. Mary is determined to help Colin thrive along with the garden. Nature, magic, and the children’s determination all work together to cure old wounds and bring joy to the entire mansion.

The Secret Garden will captivate readers of all ages with its inspiring tale of recovery, renewal, and the healing bonds of friendship. This personalized classic edition starring you will be treasured forever! ...Read Less

Applause for The Secret Garden

"I somehow missed this book as a kid, but my in-laws got my son a BookByYou copy last Christmas. I just finished reading it to him. What an incredible gift. We'll treasure it forever."Rusty G., Lawrence, KS
"An evocative story in its original form, turned into a priceless gem by the addition of my children."Bellamy K., White River Junction, VT
"Joyful and charming. I loved it as a child, and now I'll read the personalized copy to my daughter. I hope she likes it as much as I do!"Michelle S., San Diego, CA

Add your photo to the cover

  • Book cover illustration displaying placement of the customer uploaded photo.
  • Customized photo example from customer Shauna Hughes.
    Starring: Shauna Hughes
  • Customized photo example from customer Carla & Rick.
    Starring: Carla & Rick
  • Customized photo example from customer Kelly & Luna.
    Starring: Kelly & Luna
  • Customized photo example from customer John & Mary.
    Starring: John & Mary
  • Customized photo example from customer Laura & Markus.
    Starring: Laura & Markus

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