Brand new: lowest price The lowest-priced, brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. ISBN: Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett. Mary is pale, spoilt and quite contrary. But she is also horribly lonely. Title: The Secret Garden. Read full description. See details and exclusions. See all 28 brand new listings. Buy it now. Add to basket. All listings for this product Buy it now Buy it now.
Any condition Any condition. See all Compare similar products. You are viewing.
Trending price New. Expected to be delivered to Germany by Christmas. Description Discover the favourite childhood classic "People never like me and I never like people," Mary thought. When Mary Lennox is sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle, everybody says she is the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen.
It is true, too. Mary is pale, spoilt and quite contrary. But she is also horribly lonely. Then one day she hears about a garden in the grounds of the Manor that has been kept locked and hidden for years. And when a friendly robin helps Mary find the key, she discovers the most magical place anyone could imagine People who bought this also bought. Anne of Green Gables L.
Add to basket. Little Women Louisa May Alcott. The Borrowers Mary Norton. Heidi Johanna Spyri. Charlotte's Web E B White. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C. Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransome. Coraline Neil Gaiman. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe C.
The Wizard of Oz L. Stuart Little E. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll. Fancy Nancy Jane O'Connor. Bestsellers in Classics.
The Secret Garden (Vintage Children's Classics) and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. Editorial Reviews. Review. "Mary is a tough feisty character, who manages to turn a whole bruneslichaf.tk: The Secret Garden (Vintage Children's Classics) eBook: Frances Hodgson Burnett: Kindle Store.
The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood. Animal Farm George Orwell. Island Aldous Huxley. Brave New World Aldous Huxley. Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Lord of the Flies William Golding. Kafka on the Shore Haruki Murakami. Fahrenheit Ray Bradbury.
Invisible Cities Italo Calvino. The Great Gatsby F. East of Eden John Steinbeck.
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen. The Stranger Albert Camus. The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler. The Lord of the Rings 7 book Slipcase J. The Catcher in the Rye J.
A Monster Calls Patrick Ness. Frankenstein Mary Shelley. Midnight's Children Salman Rushdie.
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck. She died in Learn more. Business seller information. New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. Little Goody Two Shoes. Measures tbc First published in , this beautiful copy was published by Puffin Penguin books for children in
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck. Slaughter House Five Kurt Vonnegut. Silence Shusaku Endo. Other books in this series. A quick course of them will knock the infection right out, and no one has to burn their toys. Laura likely chose to simplify the story when writing her books. A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett's book follows a young girl who's sent to boarding school while her father goes to India and pursues "diamond mines.
This leaves her in the care of the mean headmistress, who forces her to work as a servant. Things work out in the end. Jungle fever was another name for malaria in India, though it seems to have also been a catch-all term for tropical diseases. In the 19th century when our heroine's father was hunting diamonds, malaria could be treated with quinine—though it wasn't until the very end of the century that people realized mosquitoes were the ones spreading it.
Today, people traveling to parts of the world with malaria can take preventive drugs.
But malaria is still a major killer of people who don't have the resources to fight it. The World Health Organization estimated , deaths in , mostly in young children.
In other plot lines, malaria is also a key player in the story of the CDC. The government agency came out of an office called Malaria Control in War Areas, which was established to fight malaria in the southern United States. The disease no longer exists in the US, so stateside fortune hunters can cross it off their list of concerns.