The Borrowers

By | December 20, 2017
The Borrowers Author Mary Norton
ISBN-10 0152047379
ISBN-13 9780152047375
Year 2003-04-01
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
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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 This repackaged paperback edition still has the delightful original black and white illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush inside A charmer Awards 1952 Carnegie Medal a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award BookDon t miss the other classics in the Borrowers series The Borrowers Afield The Borrowers Afloat The Borrowers Aloft and The Borrowers Avenged

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