The Borrowers Afloat

The Borrowers Afloat

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by Mary Norton, Beth Krush, Joe Krush
     
 

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Arrietty and some of her family become castaways rather than face famine when the humans lock up the house and leave.  See more details below

Overview

Arrietty and some of her family become castaways rather than face famine when the humans lock up the house and leave.

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Children's Literature - Deborah Palgon
Third in the "Borrowers" series, this saga follows Pod, Homily and Arriety on their adventures. Forced to leave their home because the human beings upon whom they depend have left, the Borrowers join the self-sufficient boy Spiller to find a better place to live. They journey down the cottage drain in a soap dish and live in a teakettle by a river, hiding from the human Mild Eye and trying to survive famine and floods. This engrossing fantasy transports the reader to the miniature world of the Borrowers. 1998 (orig.
From the Publisher
"Like the truly great writers of fantasy, Mary Norton is truly original and persuasive."—The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812436730
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Mary Norton (1903-1992) lived in England, where she was an actress, playwright, and award-winning author of the classic Borrowers novels.

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The Borrowers Afloat 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best books in the history of books. But before you read this you should read the fist book called The Borrowers. Yep.....
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awsome like cookies
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Does usaully like old books but luv this one
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Anybody call the fire department
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome i didnt realize it was so old! Anyway borrowers is o great book.