The Forgotten Room: A Sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett's 'The Secret Garden' 'The Secret Garden,' written by Frances Hodgson Burnett and published in 1911, has been beloved by generations. Made into a stage play and numerous movies, this enchanting story remains a popular classic today. 'The Forgotten Room' begins a mater of months after the original, and continues the stories of Mary, Colin, Dickon and the rest of the beloved characters from 'The Secret Garden.' This is the story of what happens next to the people of Misselthaite Manor. Mary finds another secret, learns more about Colin and her friends, gets a tutor, and faces a crucial decision or two. Written with the style and heart of the original.