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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

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The Borrowers have lived in the secret places of quiet old houses; behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord, under the kitchen clock. They owned nothing, borrowed everything, and thought human beings were invented just for their use. Until one of the Borrowers made friends with a human.

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 Complete Borrowers

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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 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.

Luna Monthly

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The Publishers Trade List Annual

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A Guide for Using The Borrowers in the Classroom

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For use in the class when reading The Borrowers.

Childrens Catalog

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The 1st ed. includes an index to v. 28-36 of St. Nicholas.

Studies in the Literary Imagination

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School Library Journal

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The Horn Book Magazine

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100 Books for Girls to Grow On

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An Inspiring Approach to Reading From A Tree Grows in Brooklyn to Ramona the Pest to Wringer, here are 100 great books guaranteed to stir the imagination, spark conversation, and lead the way to adventure. In 100 Books for Girls to Grow On, Shireen Dodson, author of the acclaimed The Mother-Daughter Book Club, offers a selection of both new and classic titles. Each book has been handpicked because it is a joy to read, because it inspires mother-daughter dialogue, and because it encourages creativity beyond the book experience. Included are brief plot summaries for each book, as well as thought-provoking discussion questions, inspired field trip ideas, fun crafts and activities, and biographies of the authors. Let books become a springboard for encouraging your daughter's imagination. Ideas inside include: Design and draw colorful dresses like Wanda Petronski, heroine of Eleanore Estes' The Hundred Dresses. Take your cue from Harriet the Spy and create your own stories from overheard snippets of conversation. While reading Caddie Woodlawn, pull out a map and trace Caddie's mother's journey from Boston to the Wisconsin frontier. You don't need to form a book club to use and enjoy 100 Books for Girls to Grow On. Shireen Dodson offers stimulating ideas that will spark your daughter's creativity and nurture a love for books.

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.

Read it Again More Book 2

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Imaginative ideas and activities for popular children's books involve kids in music, pantomime, cooking, math, storytelling, geography, and much more! Provides bulletin board ideas, reproducibles, and answer key.

The Descriptive Cataloging of Library Materials

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Children s Literature in the Elementary School

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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.

Famous Children s Authors

Author : Shirley Norby
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Author Profiles, Harry Allard, Stan and Jan Berenstain, Judy Blume, Mary Calhoun, Eric Carle, Beverly Cleary, Laurent de Brunhoff, Tomie DePaola, Paul Galdone, Ezra Jack Keats, Steven Kellogg, Arnold Lobel, Gerald Mcdermott, Peggy Parish, Bill Peet, Margret and H.A Rey, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Shel Silverstein, Brian Wildsmith.