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Upcycled Book Club

The Secret Garden & A Little Princes - handbag made from a book

The Secret Garden is the story of Mary Lennox who was orphaned by a cholera epidemic and sent to live with her hitherto unknown uncle, She discovers both a secret garden and a crippled cousin. Together the children explore the garden and find both solace and healing. It was first published in 1911 and is considered a classic of English children's literature. It has been made into both stage plays and films adaptations.

A Little Princess was first published in 1905 tells the story of Sara who is enrolled in Miss Minchin's boarding school for girls. Her father, Captain Crewe, stationed in India pays for special treatment and luxuries for jos daughter which Miss Minchin willingly gives in order to get the money but she secretly despises Sara for her wealth and privilege.

This pre-loved, edition of these much loved stories has been upcycled into this lovely Novel Bag. It has a reinforced spine, handles made from an upcycled belt and is lined with a fabric that perfectly compliments the cover design. It closes with an elasticised loop and a feature button. It measures 24.2 x 18.8 x 3.8 cm (9.5 x 7.4 x 1.49 in)and is able to carry a few personal items.

This lovely bag is the perfect accessory for any outfit and is the ideal way to re-connect with a childhood favourite or to introduce this enduring story to a special girl in your life.

Upcycled Book Club is situated in Brunswick, Victoria. If you are in the area, convo me about a local pick up and avoid paying shipping costs.

“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done--then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.”
Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Secret Garden

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