Mary was born in India and she has a thin angry face. She was ignored by her parents who died from cholera when she was ten years old. She was a bad tempered and selfish girl.
After her parents died Mary was taken to an English family who had known her parents. She hated theyre untidy house and noisy children, she prefered to play by herself in the garden. A boy named Basil said that his parents were talking about her uncle Mr. Archibald Craven. They said that a woman named Ms. Medlock was gonna take her to her uncle's big old house.
Ms. Medlock, Mr. Craven's house keeper who was a large woman, with a red face and very black eyes. She took Mary to her uncles big old house there she met Martha a young and kind servant.
Mary met a boy called Dickon who was Martha's brother. He was twelve years old with a healthy red face and bright blue eyes. He was a animal lover and a hard working boy. After Mary found the secret garden she keept it a secret but later she told Dickon. Dickon liked the secret garden and later they took care of it.
Mary has been hearing crying noises and she decided to investigate. She followed a noise that took her to a room and when she opened the door she found a boy laying in the bed who looked tired and cross, with a thin, white, tearful face. She asked him who he was and he said he was Mr. Craven's son. And he din't want to leave because he thought he was sick and din't want a crooked back like his father.
Mary, Dickon and Colin went to the garden together. A day before Mr. Craven who was on vacation had a dream of his dead wife on the secret garden, he went back his to house to see the secret garden, when he entered he saw his son, Mary and Dickon. He was suprised to see his son and Colin hugged him.