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The Borrowers

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 33,323 Ratings and 769 Reviews

Book Description
The Borrowers are a tiny race of people who live hidden away in houses or other safe, convenient places, and own nothing except what they borrow from "human beans." The last family to live in the old house, Pod, Homily and Arrietty have made a comfortable home beneath the kitchen floor. But their lives become threatened when Pod is seen while on a borrowing expedition. So Arrietty is taught by her... More
Book Information
PublisherJ.M. Dent & Co
BindingHardcover (107 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages160
Publication Date/1992
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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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2/1/2019 Anthony Ford said: Thank you. I hope to hear more updates from you hotmail login account

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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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