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The Borrowers by Mary Norton - Puffin, 1981-2


Title: The Borrowers
Author: Mary Norton
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 1981-2
Format: Paperback
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear.

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Reader's note

A classic Puffin 1981-2 edition of The Borrowers by Mary Norton. The Borrowers lived in the secret places of quiet old houses: behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord, underneath the kitchen clock. They owned nothing, borrowed everything, and thought human beings were invented just to do the dirty work - great slaves put there for them to use. But they do not stay long where there are unruly children or certain household pets, and if by chance they are ‘seen’ they move at once. Arrietty’s father was an expert borrower. He could scale curtains using a hat-pin, and bring back a doll’s teacup without breaking it. Girls weren’t supposed to go borrowing, but as Arrietty was an only child her father broke the rule, and then something happened which changed their lives. She made friends with a Boy…