The Borrowers

The tiny Borrowers live in the secret places of quiet old houses; behind the mantelpiece, inside the harpsichord and under the clock. They own nothing, borrow everything, and think human beings exist just for their amusement. They are completely hidden from people. Until one brave young Borrower breaks their only rule – and makes friends with a human boy…

“Beautifully written, poetic and almost always alarming, the Borrowers have something very mysterious, sad and exciting about them.” Sunday Times

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  • The Borrowers is a charming little book. It’s really unique and imaginative. A gem of a book.

    4 March 2013

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    this book was lovely to read and i couldn’t put it down

    13 September 2012

  • liked it

    I liked this book near the end but at the beggining it was very confuzing and made no sense to me.

    9 June 2012

  • rather good. i like arriety best

    4 March 2012

  • i love this book i think it is just a nice read. its not the best book but its not awfull.

    2 March 2012

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