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The Borrowers characters ✓ 104 æ Beneath the kitchen floor is the world of the Borrowers Pod and Homily Clock and their daughter Arrietty In their tiny home matchboxes double as roomy dressers and postage stamps hang on the walls like paintings Whatever the Clocks need they simply borrow from the human beans who live above them It's a comfortableCause the danger of being seen by a human is too great Borrowers who are seen by humans are never seen again Yet Arrietty won't listen There is a human boy up there and Arrietty is desperate for a frie. When I was in third grade I was at the library with my dad and little sister My dad asked me if I had a book to report on for summer reading since we were there and everything The uestion blindsided me so I said Yes I had not read the Borrowers which I had checked out the week before But I took the book and walked over to the library lady who was shelving books I told her I wanted to report on this book I read for summer reading Now in those days library summer reading was based on WHOLE books Not just minutes one read or any such things And there were no stickers None that I recallAnyway the library lady started to ask me to tell her about the book So I started to tell her things I could figure out from the front cover of the Borrowers It became readily apparent that I did not read this book so the library lady looked up from her papers since in those days children's librarians did not make eye contact with children and mostly just SHHHushed everyone loudly and rudelyCan you tell me ANYTHING that is NOT on the front cover she askedI stared at her Come back when you have actually READ this book she said then looked down in the most viciously dismissive way possibleI never did go back that summer Nor did I ever read the Borrowers that is until yesterday I read it Ann Douglas you cranky old library lady And I can tell you all sorts of things that happened in it But I am not going to You want to know why Stickers No Stickers no Summary PFFFFFFFFFT

Read & Download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Mary Norton

Paintings Whatever the Clocks need they simply borrow from the human beans who live above them It's a comfortable life but boring if you're a kid Only Pod is allowed to venture into the house above be. The Borrowers originally written in the 1950's was the basis for the 2010 Studio Ghibli film The Secret World of Arrietty While by first appearances it's just a simple little fairy tale The Borrowers offers a whimsical often unexpected perspective and a fascinating look at everyday objects through the eyes of the book's tiny inhabitants not to mention it's a great story of a friendship between two seemingly very different charactersThis book follows a small family of tiny people mostly Arrietty who has nobody else her age around to play with and as such she is often bored It's also considered dangerous for her kind to interact with human beans although many of Arrietty's belongings come from borrowing or rather stealing small objects from humans that nobody would typically miss Arrietty befriends a human boy about her age and through their conversations they find that in spite of their differences they have a lot in common after allNorton's writing style is a lot of fun with some wit and humour thrown in here and there that even adult readers can appreciate It's also timeless with themes and ideas that still haven't gone out of style and the differing perceptions of small ordinary objects made an interesting subject to consider I really liked The Borrowers especially the scenery and dialogue

Mary Norton â 4 characters

The BorrowersBeneath the kitchen floor is the world of the Borrowers Pod and Homily Clock and their daughter Arrietty In their tiny home matchboxes double as roomy dressers and postage stamps hang on the walls like. I have noticed that most people who borrow books do it in the same way the borrowers do it to keep them indefinitely That is how I lost my cherished copy of this classic My sense of ownership lost a battle with my sense of missionary reading promotion And here we are The Borrowers are forever lost to me at least in a visual tangible sense I can of course still see them in my mind endlessly panicking about me a human bean no less having discovered their secretLovely story full of beans human and otherwise