The Borrowers Avenged

The Borrowers Avenged

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by Mary Norton, Beth Krush, Joe Krush
     
 

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Pod, Homily, and Arrietty escape from the Platters’ attic and set off to an old rectory to begin life anew. “Like her Borrowers, the author is resourceful, inventive, and patient, and her fantasy continues to be totally real and acceptable.”—The Horn Book
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Pod, Homily, and Arrietty escape from the Platters’ attic and set off to an old rectory to begin life anew. “Like her Borrowers, the author is resourceful, inventive, and patient, and her fantasy continues to be totally real and acceptable.”—The Horn Book

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"Like her Borrowers the author is resourceful, inventive, and patient. . . . Her fantasy continues to be totally real and totally acceptable."—The Horn Book
Children's Literature - Patricia Timbrook
Unlike other fantasy stories in which humans instantaneously had shrunk bodily to keyhole-sized proportions, the borrowers, once humans themselves in ages past, gradually shrank in their spirits first and then in their bodies: their downsizing an outward testimony to the shrunken "good" that once flourished in all humans. By the curious nature of her main character, Arietty, author Norton weaves into this snail-paced, survival-adventure, experiences that most children at some point will meet-traveling to unknown places, handling personal relationships; leaning values, manners, and hygiene; and adjusting geographically to where one lives. Dappled with sketches throughout, this book in the "Borrowers" series (now a major motion picture) will delight the appetites of who enjoys a story with generous helpings of details, and a slow simmer to a pleasing dénouement. 1998 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152047313
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/24/2003
Series:
Borrowers Series, #5
Edition description:
First Harcourt Young Classics Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
597,074
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.72(d)
Lexile:
770L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 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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Borrowers Avenged 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed reading these books. But i wish the end in this book would of told more. It almost needed another chapter. Other then it not telling what happens later on or in a year or so, it was very nice book. It was fun imagining what the Clocks new home looked like and the people too.(i really enjoyed peagreen) in fact this was probily my faveret Borrowers book out of them all! I would recimend this mostly to people who(like me) like to "make thing out of nothing", such as a spool of thread for a chair. I child any age could read these, and i would recimend they do too. - Nicole M.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book looks giodfor kids and adults and it is if you have an imagination i hope this gives you a good idea
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good book
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yeah im fist!!!!!!!!!!!""!!!!!!!! Oh fead book;) :p