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.

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Libraries News Round-up: 18th April 2014

Public Libraries News : 17th April Editorial | Caught at least three ways: e-lending and librarians’ dilemma http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/04/caught-at-least-three-ways-e-lending-and-librarians-dilemma.html Alan Wylie's submission to the Sieghart Advisory Panel on Public Libraries http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/my-submission-to-sieghart-advisory.html Torquay Herald…

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