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The Borrowersand#8212;the Clock family: Homily, Pod, and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Arrietty, to be preciseand#8212;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 and#8220;borrowedand#8221; from the and#8220;human beansand#8221; 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 Book
Donand#8217;t miss the other classics in the Borrowers series: The Borrowers Afield, The Borrowers Afloat, The Borrowers Aloft, and The Borrowers Avenged.

Synopsis:

An exquisite gift edition celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved Borrowers.

Synopsis:

A big celebration for three tiny heroes ... The Borrowers are fifty!

Synopsis:

This is the classic story--read and loved by children all over the world--of Pod, Homily, and their daughter, Arrietty, who live under the kitchen floor in a quiet, half-empty house and get their livelihood by borrowing from the and#8220;human beans.and#8221; and#8220;Delectable fantasy.and#8221;--Booklist

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Mary Norton's Borrowers books join P. L. Travers's Mary Poppins novels in the Harcourt Brace Young Classics line of acclaimed children's fiction reissued in hardcover. All Harcourt Brace Young Classics have a uniform look while retaining the much-loved illustrations from the original editions. Together with forthcoming titles from Edward Eager, Elizabeth Enright, L. M. Boston, Eleanor Estes, and others, these books will form a children's library of unparalleled quality, beauty, and value.

About the Author

Mary Norton (1903-1992) lived in England, where she was an actress, playwright, and award-winning author of the classic Borrowers novels.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152099879
ill.:
Krush, Beth; Krush, Joe
ill.:
Krush, Beth
Illustrator:
Krush, Beth; Krush, Joe
Illustrator:
Krush, Joe
Author:
Norton, Mary
Author:
Stanley, Diana
Author:
Marcus, Leonard S.
Author:
Krush, Joe
Author:
Krush, Beth
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
England
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Borrowers
Series Volume:
31
Publication Date:
19531031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 192 pages Harcourt Young Classics - English 9780152099879 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
An exquisite gift edition celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved Borrowers.

"Synopsis" by ,
A big celebration for three tiny heroes ... The Borrowers are fifty!

"Synopsis" by ,
This is the classic story--read and loved by children all over the world--of Pod, Homily, and their daughter, Arrietty, who live under the kitchen floor in a quiet, half-empty house and get their livelihood by borrowing from the and#8220;human beans.and#8221; and#8220;Delectable fantasy.and#8221;--Booklist

"Synopsis" by , Mary Norton's Borrowers books join P. L. Travers's Mary Poppins novels in the Harcourt Brace Young Classics line of acclaimed children's fiction reissued in hardcover. All Harcourt Brace Young Classics have a uniform look while retaining the much-loved illustrations from the original editions. Together with forthcoming titles from Edward Eager, Elizabeth Enright, L. M. Boston, Eleanor Estes, and others, these books will form a children's library of unparalleled quality, beauty, and value.
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