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My granddaughters introduced me to the movie, The Secret Garden, I loved it ! I’m 75 years old and to this very day I still love it and rent the movie every now and then. How about you ?

Houghton AC85 B9345 911s - Secret Garden, 1911 - cover.jpg        1911 cover 

The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett’s most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English children’s literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been produced.

Several Books Published Over The Years

1910, 1911, 1980,1987,1989,1990,1995

First film version 1919

Second ~ 1949

An eight-part serial in 1952

An eight-part serial in 1960 

A Seven-part TV serial made by the BBC in 1975 

In 1987, Hallmark Hall of Fame filmed a TV adaptation of the novel 

American Zoetrope‘s 1993 production was directed by Agnieszka Holland

A 1994 animated adaptation as an ABC Weekend Special

In 1991, a musical version opened on Broadway.

In 2013, an opera by the American composer Nolan Gasser