Perennial favourite The Secret Garden airs on Friday (23 October 2020) in cinemas and on Sky Cinema, starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters.
It is also, of course, a great read.
Interestingly, it started as a magazine serial. And the book (1911) was first marketed as an adult title. Now its enduring popularity owes much to its cross-generation appeal.
The story is perfect for these unhappy times. Two (justly) grumpy kids find magic and a new friend in a hidden garden they find on a remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors…
You can download a full-colour guide that serves as a souvenir programme – and includes a quiz, ideas to spark discussions and craft projects. All provided by librarians via Libraries Connected.