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The Borrowers
Author: Judith Elkin

ISBN: 9780141354866
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 22 October 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.5
'Oh dear,' exclaimed Mrs May lightly, 'don't say they're in this house too!'

Pod, Homily and Arrietty are a family of tiny people who live beneath the floorboards. Everything they have is borrowed from the 'human beans', who don't even know they exist. That is, until the fateful day when Arrietty makes friends with 'the boy upstairs' . . .

About the Author

Mary Norton was born in 1903 and brought up in a house in Bedfordshire, which was to become the setting for The Borrowers. First published in 1952, The Borrowers was an immediate success, winning the Library Association's Carnegie Medal. There followed four more Borrowers books: The Borrowers Afield (1955), The Borrowers Afloat (1959), The Borrowers Aloft (1961) and The Borrowers Avenged (1982). Poor Stainless was the last Borrowers story Mary Norton wrote. She died in 1992.

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