Brigette Barrager went through the Character Animation program at CalArts and worked at Pixar and Walt Disney before taking the plunge into children's books as an illustrator and writer. She says "The Secret Garden [is] one of my favorite stories since childhood. Truly a dream project!"
From the publisher:
A retelling of the beloved classic for the youngest readers, in honor of the 75th anniversary of Little Golden Books!
"A key!" cried Mary. "Is it the key to the secret garden?"
This story of a key that leads a lonely girl to a secret garden is a beloved children's classic. Based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's children's novel published in 1911, this retelling, simply and warmly written, will charm youngsters. They'll fall in love with Mary, her gentle friend Dickon, and the beautiful garden they bring to life.