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Borrowers

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 5,126 Ratings and 297 Reviews

Book Description
Anyone who has ever entertained the notion of "little people" living furtively among us will adore this artfully spun classic. The Borrowers--a Carnegie Medal winner, a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award book, and an ALA Distinguished Book--has stolen the hearts of thousands of readers since its 1953 publication. Mary Norton (1903-1993) creates a make-believe world in which tiny people live hidden from hum... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Group (UK)
BindingPaperback (107 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages256
ISBN-10014036451X
ISBN-13978-0140364514
Publication Date10/28/1993
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About Mary Norton (Author) : Mary Norton is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mary Norton include Borrowers, Borrowers, The Borrowers 50th Anniversary Boxed Set.
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About Judith Elkin (Illustrator) : Judith Elkin is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Published credits of Judith Elkin include The Borrowers (Puffin Modern Classics), Free My Mind, Family ... more
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About Sian Bailey (Illustrator) : Sian Bailey is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Sian Bailey include The "Wizard of Oz" Jigsaw Book, Grandmothers' Stori... more
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About Julia Eccleshare (Introduction) : Julia Eccleshare is a published author, compiler, and an editor of children's books. Published credits of Julia Eccleshare include Please Mrs. Butler (Puffin Modern Classics), The Twelve and the Genii... more
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7/2/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

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4/17/2010 Kate Russell said:
A fantastic series about a tiny race of people who "borrow" things to survive. Have you ever put something down and then when you went to find it again it was gone? That's the Borrowers at work! Don't even bother with the Americanised movie version - it's nothing like the original books. There ... more

tags: I recommend

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7/6/2009 Kiersten Pavlovsky tagged as: I read

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5/13/2009 Susan Denney said:
I was delighted to find out that the illustrators of this book, Beth and Joe Krush, were close family friends of a dear friend. Beth Krush died recently and should be remembered for her delightful work. Although I loved every word of this book, the illustrations also stayed with me throughout my lif... more

tags: I read, I recommend, Inspired me

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8/31/2007 Amy Moreno tagged as: I Read

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3/16/2007 Sara Holmes tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me

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