There is special magic in Mary and Dickon’s discovery of the hidden garden which spreads its wonders to the invalid Colin. This recording was Selected a Notable Children’s Recording 1988 by the American Library Association. AVAILABLE ON CASSETTE AND CD.
Gibson has a warmth in her that makes the story more magical than mushy: you can tell she likes it. She can also put on a convincing hauteur, one of the more infuriating characteristics of the two children.
Sandy Bauers, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 27, 1992