The Borrowers Afield Author:Mary Norton What exactly happened to Pod and Homily and Arrietty after the 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 of these miniature people, first introduced in 'The Borrower's'. — They escaped of course. But how the little family survived... more » and how they fared among the dangers of field and hedgerow would never have been known but for the countryman's eyes of old Tom, the game keeper. To him we owe this fascinating account of 'The borrowers Afield'.
"...the same rare, indescribable quality that made 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Wind in the Willows' the great inheritance of all childhood" New York Herald Tribune Book Review
"A is for 'AH!"- a cry of continual delight...why? Because 'The Borrowers' are back...The miracle about Mary Norton's sequel Is it volume 2 is better than volume 1... we believe that everyone from 8 to 180 should have at least two copies of 'The Borrowers' and 'The Borrowers Afield': 1 to have, 1 to give. Mary Norton is a genius." Leo Lerman Mademoiselle (magazine)« less