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The Borrowers

Description: The Borrowers is a middle grade fantasy novel series. It features a family of tiny people who live secretly in the walls and floors of an English house and "borrow" from the big people in order to survive. #series #kids


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The Borrowers

by Mary Norton and Beth Krush and Joe Krush

The Borrowers--the Clock family: Homily, Pod, and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Arrietty, to be precise--are tiny people who live underneath the kitchen floor of an old English country manor.

All their minuscule home furnishings, from postage stamp paintings to champagne cork chairs, are "borrowed" from the "human beans" who tromp around loudly above them. All is well until Pod is spotted upstairs by a human boy! Can the Clocks stay nested safely in their beloved hidden home, or will they be forced to flee?

The British author Mary Norton won the Carnegie Medal for The Borrowers in 1952, the year it was first published in England.

Date Added: 04/03/2018


The Borrowers Afield

by Mary Norton and Beth Krush and Joe Krush

Driven from their home in the big house, Pod, Homily, and Arrietty take up life in a boot.

Date Added: 04/03/2018


The Borrowers Afloat

by Mary Norton

When famine drives them from their home, the Borrowers escape down the drain of the washhouse. This is the story of their search for a new home.

Date Added: 04/03/2018


The Borrowers Aloft

by Mary Norton and Beth Krush and Joe Krush

Pod, Homily, and Arrietty Clock's huge adventures have been thrilling children young and old for fifty years--and their appeal is as strong as ever in these handsome new paperback packages. While the original beloved interior illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush have been retained, Marla Frazee's striking cover illustrations capture these little people with a larger-than-life appeal.

Date Added: 04/03/2018


The Borrowers Avenged

by Mary Norton and Beth Krush and Joe Krush

Pod, Homily, and Arrietty escape from the Platters' attic and set off to an old rectory to begin life anew.

Date Added: 04/03/2018



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