The Borrowers Author:Mary Norton An American Library Association Distinguished book and winner of the CArnegie Medal in England and a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. — There are not many Borrowers left, for the rush of modern life does not suit them. They like to live in quiet, out-of-the-way country houses where things move in an orderly, well-established pattern and there is littl... more »e chance for surprise. In just such a house lived Pod and Homily and their daughter Arrietty - the Clock family, so called because the entrance to their apartment was under hte granfather cloock. If they were seen by human beings, disastrous things might happen. When Arrietty became acquainted with a boy who came to visit his great-aunt, the disastrous almost happened: an unfriendly housekeeper began to suspect that something was going on. Forced to emigrate, the Borrowers faced a hostile world with courage and ingenuity.
Their complete adventures are described in four books that rank among the most treasured creations in children's literature.« less