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The Borrowers Afield

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Driven from their home in the big house, Pod, Homily, and Arrietty take up life in a boot.

The Borrowers Avenged

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Escaping from an attic where they had been held captive over the long, dark winter, a family of tiny people sets up house in an old rectory.

The Borrowers Afloat

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The Borrowers, a family of miniature people, journey down a drain, live briefly in a teakettle, and are swept away in a flood before finding a new home. Sequel to "The Borrowers Afield."

The Borrowers Aloft

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Two stories about a family of tiny people called the Borrowers, in which the family is kidnapped, and the youngest boy is discovered missing.

The Borrowers

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'Oh dear,' exclaimed Mrs May lightly, 'don't say they're in this house too!' Pod, Homily and Arrietty are a family of tiny people who live beneath the floorboards. Everything they have is borrowed from the 'human beans', who don't even know they exist. That is, until the fateful day when Arrietty makes friends with 'the boy upstairs' . . .

Borrowers Collection

Author : Mary Norton
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The miniature Clock family, Pod, Homily, and their daughter Arriety, live in a big world among the “human beans” from whom they “borrow” everything they need—matchbox dressers, postage stamp artwork, and a trinket box settee. Now lifelong enthusiasts and brand new fans can escape into the small world of the Borrowers in this beautiful volume. It includes Mary Norton's classic illustrated stories about three little people and their not-so-little adventures: The Borrowers, The Borrowers Afield, The Borrowers Afloat, The Borrowers Aloft, the short story Poor Stainless, and The Borrowers Avenged.

The Complete Borrowers

Author : Mary Norton
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The Borrowers live in the secret places of quiet old houses - behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord, under the kitchen clock. Everything they have is borrowed from the 'human beans', who don't even know they exist. But then young Arrietty makes friends with a boy - a 'human bean' - and from that moment danger is never far away for, above all else, they must avoid the great disaster of 'being seen'. In The Borrowers Afield the Pod family escape to the fields where their cousins live, but it's a long and dangerous journey. In The Borrowers Afloat Arrietty looks forward to a life away from the dark country cottage, to one full of sunshine. In The Borrowers Aloft-the family are now living in the model village of Little Fordham. All they have to do is avoid being seen by the visitors . . . In The Borrowers AvengedPod, Homily and Arrietty have managed to escape with the help of Spiller. They move into the old rectory where they live happily until the Potters come looking for them. Poor Stainless-Young Stainless, a Borrower boy, goes missing on a mission to borrow some parsley and an enormous search ensues. %%%A complete collection of the classic Borrowers stories by Mary Norton. The Borrowers- The Borrowers own nothing at all; they live in the secret places of quiet old houses - behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord, under the kitchen clock. Everything they have is borrowed from the 'human beans', who don't even know they exist. Arrietty's father, Pod, is an expert Borrower - he can scale curtains using a hatpin and bring back a doll's teacup without breaking it. Girls aren't supposed to go borrowing but as Arrietty is an only child her father breaks the rule. But then Arrietty makes friends with a boy - a 'human bean' - and from that moment danger is never far away for, above all else, they must avoid the great disaster of 'being seen'. The Borrowers Afield- The Pod family escape to the fields where their cousins live, but it's a long and dangerous journey. At last they find a new home and adapt to country life. The Borrowers Afloat- Homeless again, Arrietty looks forward to a life away from the dark country cottage, to one full of sunshine. The Borrowers Aloft- The family are now living in the model village of Little Fordham - a complete village tailored to their size. All they have to do is avoid being seen by the visitors, but one night the owner of a rival village comes with a cardboard box ready to catch them . . . The Borrowers Avenged- Pod, Homily and Arrietty have managed to escape with the help of Spiller. They move into the old rectory where they live happily until the Potters come looking for them. After a horrifying encounter in the church, the Potters get their just desserts and the Borrowers can live peacefully once and for all. Poor Stainless- Young Stainless, a Borrower boy, goes miss

The Complete Adventures of the Borrowers

Author : Mary Norton
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Presents the adventures of the Clocks, a miniature family of "borrowers," as they take up residence under the floorboards of an old Victorian home, in fields, and in a teakettle, and are kidnapped by a couple who plan to imprison the family in a small glass case.

Children s Catalog

Author : Fidell, Estelle A., 1913- ed
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The 1st ed. includes an index to v. 28-36 of St. Nicholas.

Bed Knob and Broomstick

Author : Mary Norton
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The Magic Bed-Knob and Bonfires and Broomsticks in one volume. These are the exploits of the three Wilson children; Miss Price, the apprentice witch; and the flying bed. A tale of a witch-in-training and trouble of the most unforgettable kind.

Quizzes for 220 Great Children s Books

Author : Polly Jeanne Wickstrom
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Provides objective tests for well-known children's books, including award winners, classics, and popular books

Luna Monthly

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The Publishers Trade List Annual

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A Guide for Using The Borrowers in the Classroom

Author : Shelle Allen-Russell
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For use in the class when reading The Borrowers.

The Borrowers 2 in 1

Author : Mary Norton
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Deep beneath the floorboards lives the tiny Borrower family - Pod, Homily and Arrietty Clock. Everything they have is borrowed from the humans above them, even their names are not quite their own. There is just one rule: they must never be seen. Then one day Arrietty meets the boy, and the family's incredible adventure begins. A great value edition of the first two classic BORROWERS books to tie in with this year's BBC 90-minute family Christmas special.

National Union Catalog

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Includes entries for maps and atlases.

The British Library General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1975

Author : British Library
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The Descriptive Cataloging of Library Materials

Author : Shirley Lois Hopkinson
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The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature

Author : George Watson
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More than fifty specialists have contributed to this new edition of volume 4 of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. The design of the original work has established itself so firmly as a workable solution to the immense problems of analysis, articulation and coordination that it has been retained in all its essentials for the new edition. The task of the new contributors has been to revise and integrate the lists of 1940 and 1957, to add materials of the following decade, to correct and refine the bibliographical details already available, and to re-shape the whole according to a new series of conventions devised to give greater clarity and consistency to the entries.

St James Guide to Fantasy Writers

Author : St James Press
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Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of writers of various forms of fantasy, including heroic fantasy, sword and sorcery, humorous fantasy, adult fairy tales and fables, and children's fantasies still popular with adults. Written by subject experts.