The Borrowers

Borrowers

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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.
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About the author

MARY NORTON (1903-1992) lived in England, where she was an actress, playwright, and award-winning author of books for young readers, including Bed-Knob and Broomstick, the basis for the classic Disney film, and Are All the Giants Dead?
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Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Published on
Apr 1, 2003
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9780547537702
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
Juvenile Fiction / Family / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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