The Borrowers Afield Author:Mary Norton What exactly happened to Pod and Homily and Arriety after that terrible day when Mrs. Driver brought the rat catcher to smoke them out of their home under the kitchen floor? That is the question that will haunt every reader who has fallen under the spell of these miniature people, first introduced in "The Borrowers". — They escaped, of course. Bu... more »t how the little family survived and how they fared among the dangers of field and hedgerows would never have been known except for the eyes of Old Tom, the game keeper. To him we owe this fascinating account of the "The Borrowers Afield".
"The same rare, indescribable quality that made 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Wind in the Willows' the great inheritance of all childhood" N.Y. Herald Tribune book Review
"A is for 'Ah!'- a cry of continual delight...why? Because The Borrowers are back...the miracle is that Mary Norton's sequel is that vol. 2 is better than vol. 1... We believe that everyone from 8 to 180 should have at least two copies of 'The Borrowers' and 'The Borrowers Afield': one to have, one to give. Mary Norton is a genius" Leo Lerman, Mademoiselle (magazine)« less