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"The Borrowers" by Mary Norton
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The following entry presents commentary on Norton's "Borrowers" series of juvenile novels through Among the most cherished works of British children's fiction, Mary Norton's "Borrowers" series uses aspects of scale and narrative form to depict a fully three-dimensional family of diminutive beings that rely upon the human world for sustenance. In England, where Norton's books are regular fixtures of juvenile literature, she remains one of the most critically praised children's authors despite her limited canon. In addition to winning the Carnegie Medal for children's fiction, the first book of the series, The Borrowers , was picked from among past Carnegie winners as one of the ten most important British children's novels of the past seventy years by the CILIP Carnegie Award panel. Consisting of five books— The Borrowers, The Borrowers Afield , The Borrowers Afloat , The Borrowers Aloft , and The Borrowers Avenged —as well as one additional short story composed over a thirty year period, "The Borrowers" relate the story of the Clock family: father Pod, mother Homily, and their daughter Arrietty, the primary protagonist of the stories. The series traces their search for security, home, and family amidst the dangers of the human world, which offer constant threats for such small and fragile—albeit determined—beings. Intuitively told and conveyed with great respect for the child's point of view, "The Borrowers" remains a classic series of children's fiction, reverberating with a fondness for a bygone era.
Mary Norton's story about Arrietty, a girl about 6-inches tall and the others like her, is a classic children's book. Borrowers are miniature people who live in hidden places, such as inside walls and under floors, in people's homes. They are called borrowers because they "borrow" everything they want or need from the humans who live there. This includes home furnishings, like spools for tables and needles for kitchen utensils, as well as food. One of the things that makes The Borrowers so much fun to read aloud and discuss with second to fourth graders is the way in which the story is framed. The book begins with a discussion between a little girl named Kate and Mrs.
The English language version of the Studio Ghibli film The Secret World of Arrietty arrives in theaters today (check out Matt Blum’s review and Kathy Ceceri’s perspective on the film’s science). The book which inspired Miyazaki’s film was written by Mary Norton and published in.
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A spunky little girl named Kate is making a quilt with Mrs. May, a nice old lady who lives with her when… wait a minute. Where did that crochet hook go? It was just over here a minute ago. Seriously—where is it?
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