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Published in [Toronto .
Written in English


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Book details:

LC ClassificationsHG2069 C2 L4
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21124318M

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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. In the Borrowers, we do not look to the book for the genius but the author. A bit like Tolkien in Middle Earth, we celebrate not what happens in the book but the actual landscape that Norton has created. It isn't that we particularly love Homily or Pod or that we can Cited by: 1. The Borrowers is a series of children's fantasy novels by Mary Norton about tiny people who live in the homes of big people and "borrow" things to survive while keeping their existence : Mary Norton. The Borrower: A Novel Paperback – by Rebecca Makkai (Author)4/4().

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apparently is the setting of The Borrowers. In she won the Carnegie Medal recognizing The Borrowers as the outstanding children's book by a British subject. In she married Robert Norton and together they had four children. The Disney movie, Bedknobs and Broomsticks was based on her novel, Bed-Knob and Broomstick. Mary Norton died of a stroke on 29 August File Size: KB.   Access Borrowed Books To access your borrowed books, tap the Shelf link at the bottom of the screen. Here, you can view your loans, holds, tags, . The Borrowers by Mary Norton is a classic book that has delighted children for generations. The idea of little people who live under the floorboards is as exciting. The Boy in The Borrowers. The Boy. Who? You mean one of our main characters doesn't have a name? Yup. All we really know about this kiddo is that he's Mrs. May's brother, who first tells her the story of the borrowers. Oh, and he's staying in Great-Aunt Sophy's house while he recovers from rheumatic fever that he got in India.