Annotations for Borrowers


Baker & Taylor
Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock.

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Harcourt Publishing
The classic story of tiny Pod, Homily, and Arrietty Clock, who live under the kitchen floorboards and borrow from "human beans," has charmed readers for fifty years.

To celebrate the golden anniversary of Mary Norton's timelessly popular tale, Harcourt presents this handsome gift edition. Features include a new foreword by renowned children's book author, historian, and critic Leonard S. Marcus; Diana Stanley's heartwarming illustrations from the original British edition; a letter by Mary Norton describing the origins of the Borrowers; and a never-before-published sketch of Homily and Arrietty drawn by Mary Norton herself.


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


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Houghton
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 "human beans." "Delectable fantasy."--Booklist


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