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The Borrowers

Mary Norton

The Borrowers

by Mary Norton

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published: Dent, 1952.

StatementMary Norton ; with illustrations by Diana Stanley.
SeriesPuffin Books
ContributionsStanley, Diana.
The Physical Object
Pagination152p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22363387M
ISBN 100140363432
OCLC/WorldCa60283645

  Directed by Peter Hewitt. With John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Mark Williams, Celia Imrie. A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer/10(K). the borrowers Download the borrowers or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the borrowers book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

The Borrowers is the very first book in the Borrowers book series by English author Mary Norton. It was first published in in the UK by J. M. Dent with illustrations by Diana Stanley, and in in the US by Harcourt with illustrations by Beth and Joe ed by: The Borrowers Afield. Based on The Borrowers Aloft by Mary Norton. This book was created and published on StoryJumper™.

  **Description from Amazon: 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 “bo. The Borrowers are a group of small people who live in the homes of humans. They borrow things from humans to sustain their lives. Humans for the most part are unaware of their existence. It is generally the job of the males to do the borrowing. But Arrietty doesn’t have any brothers and her father is getting tooFile Size: 81KB.


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Praise for Mary Norton's The Borrowers: "A book that begs to be shared."--The Horn Book "The magic and charm of the writing convince children and grown-ups, too, that Borrowers really do exist."--School Library Journal.

About the Author/5(). The Borrowers book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Beneath the kitchen floor is the world of the Borrowers -- Pod and 4/5. The New York Times Book Review About the Author Mary Norton () lived in England, where she was an actress, playwright, and award-winning author of the classic Borrowers by: 1.

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.

Free download or read online The Borrowers pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Mary Norton.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fantasy, childrens story are Homily, Pod.

The book has been awarded with The Borrowers book Carroll Shelf Award 4/5. 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 unknown.

Book 1. The Borrowers. by Mary Norton. Ratings Reviews published 43 : Mary Norton. The complete series list for - Borrowers Mary Norton.

Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Praise for The Borrowers Afield: "Readers who found Mary Norton's The Borrowers just about perfect may approach this one with the nervous premonition that it couldn't possibly be as good.

It is, though—and in some ways even better"—The New York Times Book Review "This book, like its predecessor, is a lovely thingBrand: HMH Books.

The Borrowers () About book: "It was Mrs May who first told me about them. No, not me. How could it have been me - a wild, untidy, self-willed little girl who stared with angry eyes and was said to crunch her teeth.

Kate, she should have been called. Yes, that was it - Kate. Mary Norton was born in and brought up in a house in Bedfordshire, which was to become the setting for The Borrowers. First published inThe Borrowers was an immediate success, winning the Library Association's Carnegie Medal.

There followed four more Borrowers books: The Borrowers Afield (), The Borrowers Afloat (), The Borrowers Aloft () and The Borrowers Avenged /5(). Download the eBook The Borrowers in PDF or EPUB format and read it directly on your mobile phone, computer or any device. 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 British author Mary Norton won the Carnegie Medal for The Borrowers inthe 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: Carnegie Medal, a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award Book/5(). Don't be surprised if, after the book is finished, you find your children crawling around the house looking for their own Borrowers. Though it's often imitated in both books and movies, no one has ever managed to duplicate the appeal of Norton's infusion of magic into the everyday.4/5.

The Borrowers are tiny people who live underneath or behind different pieces of furniture in the house, living by "borrowing" different small items that they use for everyday furniture. The Borrowers in this story are called the Clock family - Pod, Homily and their daughter Arietty, whom they have shielded from the practicalities of borrowing.

Free The Borrowers study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. 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. Penguin presents for the first time the complete, unabridged audio edition of Mary Norton's The Borrowers, read by Christopher Eccelston.

The Borrowers live in the secret places of quiet old houses; behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord, under the kitchen clock. They own nothing, borrow everything, and think that human beings were invented just to do the.

The Borrowers by Mary Norton ( – ) is the first volume a classic series of children’s books by this British author. First published in Great Britain in and in the U.S. inthe Borrowers are perhaps themselves “borrowed” from the tradition of Ireland’s little people. The book begins with a discussion between a little girl named Kate and Mrs.

May, her elderly relative. When Kate complains about losing a crochet hook, Mrs. May suggests it might have been taken by a Borrower, and the story of the Borrowers unfolds. Mrs. May tells.

The Borrowers by Mary Norton has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting is the first book in “The Borrowers” series.

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 File Size: KB.#1: What does the boy want Arrietty to teach him? #2: In what city does The Borrowers take place?

#3: What is Arrietty's prized possession? #4: What do the borrowers use as wall paper in their home?This particular old house was ideal for the borrowers to live in because the mistress of the house, Great-Aunt Sophy, had been bedridden for the past twenty years, thanks to a nasty hunting accident, and the only other human beings in the house were Mrs.

Driver the cook, and a .