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The Borrowers

Borrowers

Sandpiper


Author: Mary Norton
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Abstract:

Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock.
Shopping to buy an outstanding book? The Borrowers a great book! Written by Mary Norton and the publisher is Sandpiper. The book was released sometime in 2003. The paperback children's book is centered on Fantasy. This version is the 1st Harcourt Young Classics ed. is 192 pages long and it has a number of illustrations, select the hyperlink below.

The Borrowers— the Clock family: Homily, Pod, and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Arrietty, to be precise— are tiny folks who reside underneath the kitchen floor of an old English country manor. The British author Mary Norton won the Carnegie Medal for The Borrowers in 1952, the year it was 1st published in England. All is well until Pod is spotted upstairs by a human boy! A charmer! Can the Clocks stay nested safely in their beloved hidden home, or will they be forced to flee? All their minuscule home furnishings, from postage stamp paintings to champagne cork chairs, are “ borrowed” from the “ human beans” who tromp about loudly above them. This repackaged paperback edition nevertheless has the delightful original black-and-white illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush inside.



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