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The Borrowers
Author: Mary Norton

ISBN: 9781444005622
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 13 December 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 13.5 x 2.0
Description:
A beautiful hardback gift edition of Mary Norton's classic children's story, The Borrowers, including the original artwork by Diana Stanley and a stunning cloth-bound cover with ribbon feature.



Deep beneath the floorboards lives the tiny Borrower family - Pod, Homily and Arrietty Clock. Everything they have is borrowed from the humans above them; even their names are not quite their own. There is just one rule: they must never be seen. Then one day Arrietty meets the boy, and the family's incredible adventure begins.



The perfect Christmas gift for readers old and young.

About the Author

Mary Norton spent much of her childhood in a late Georgian house which later became the model for Firbank Hall in The Borrowers. For a year she acted at the Old Vic before getting married and going to live in Portugal. During the Second World War she was evacuated to New York and struggled to support herself and her four children while her husband was in the Navy. It was then that she began to write, and in 1945 her first children's b...

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