Publisher Description

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s charming childhood adventure story is read by Avengers actress Karen Gillan.

The Secret Garden is the story of Mary Lennox, a spoiled rich girl who is suddenly orphaned—and sent to live in her uncle’s remote Yorkshire estate. This arrangement does not sit well with Mary…until the day she stumbles upon a locked door that leads into an abandoned garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s most famous book is an adventure story about a little girl finding and creating her own happiness in a place that at first feels unfamiliar and even scary.

The talented Scottish actress Karen Gillan—who has appeared on-screen in the Avengers movies and on TV’s Doctor Who—narrates this Apple Books exclusive version of Burnett’s much-loved childhood classic, a magical world you won’t want to leave.

Kids & Young Adults
Karen Gillan
hr min
December 13
Apple Inc.

Customer Reviews

The Book Ninja ,

The Secret Garden

I loved this book! I’m so grateful that it was free! I was throughly enjoyed by me and my family. I think we need to make more books like this free as not all of us can pay or want to pay. Over all, what a brilliant book!

Sonyaoliver ,


I wanted an audio book for my mother with dementia, this was perfect. The descriptions of the garden, the robin and the wonderful narrator brought the story to life for her. I enjoyed it immensely too but to see her face light up while listening made this book absolutely perfect. I will remember her listening to this forever. Thank you .

ale .Get ,

A long car trip with the story

I was in my car and going for a long drive and tried to find a good audio book and I stumbled upon this one I wasn’t expecting much but then I found out that is is exactly what I was looking for if you are in a long trip then read this book

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