Mary lived in India, but when her parents died, she had to move to England. Her uncle lived there. He owned Misselthwaite Manor. She missed India. Her uncle did not live at Misselthwaite Manor. He was always away. Mrs. Medlock was the housekeeper. She was in charge. She did not want Mary in the house. Mrs. Medlock was hiding something. Mary found someone to play with. His name was Dickon. They played in the gardens. They found a secret garden. Mary found another secret. She had a cousin. His name was Colin. Mrs. Medlock was hiding him. Colin
could not walk. Mary and Dickon helped him to learn. He learned in the Secret Garden. It was their secret.
Foxton Readers are a series of carefully graded books aimed at ESL / EAL learners of beginner to advanced levels. They are based on a comprehensive grammar and vocabulary framework to match each ability level and to ensure each learner progresses. They are not only suitable for ESL / EAL learners but can also be used with native speakers of primary school age.