The Borrowers live in the secret places of quiet old houses; behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord, under the kitchen clock. They own nothing, borrow everything, and think that human beings were invented just to do the dirty work. Arrietty's father, Pod, was an expert Borrower. He could scale curtains using a hatpin, and bring back a doll's teacup without breaking it. Girls weren't supposed to go borrowing but as Arrietty was an only child her father broke the rule, and then something happened which changed their lives. She made friends with the human boy living in the house...
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Enter the world of the Borrowers, a race of tiny people the size of mice. Their characters, lives and escapades combine fantasy and reality in a tale. The author also wrote "The Borrowers Aloft", "The Borrowers Avenged", "Bedknob and Broomstick" and "The Borrowers Afloat".Product Description:
A race of tiny people who live beneath the floor of a proper human kitchen make friends with a young boy, and begin to learn about the world above their heads, from which they have borrowed the furniture and tools.
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