When Mary Lennox is uprooted from her home in India and sent to live with her mysterious Uncle Craven in the gloomy Misselthwaite Manor, a very contrary Mary assumes the worst. But after exploring the grounds, she discovers that it just takes a little bit of magic to help gardens and friendships bloom. About the 10 Minute Classics series: The 10 Minute Classics series is a great introduction to classic literature, designed to spark a love for great stories and an openness to the classics as reading skills progress. These short, fully illustrated dust-jacketed picture books introduce key characters, storylines, and settings to engage young readers. A broad range of titles is now available, including: Moby Dick, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Little Women , and more.
About the Author
Elizabeth Goodnight grew up aspiring to be an author of children's books. As the youngest of five, she was always playing make-believe and going on exciting adventures through the neighborhood with her siblings. She never outgrew her vivid imagination and sense of adventure and has since used it to create her very first children's book. Elizabeth currently resides in a beautiful valley with her husband and their numerous pets and hopes to continue writing books that inspire little adventurers just like her.
Toko Hosoya is a young artist from Toronto, Canada, who studies illustration at OCAD University. Her lovely, hand-drawn illustrations provide a whimsical take on early learning concepts.