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Mary Norton

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    MARY NORTON was born in London in 1903, and brought up in Bedfordshire, which was the setting for THE BORROWERS. In 1941 she was given a war job in America, and worked for two years for the British Purchasing Commission in New York. It was during this time that she began to write. After the war, she moved back to England with her family and continued writing and acting. Mary Norton died in 1992.
    3rd July 2014

    The Borrowers

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Bo... More

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    27th September 2007

    The Complete Borrowers

    A complete collection of the classic Borrowers stories by Mary Norton. The Borrowers : The Borrowers own nothing... More

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    3rd November 2011

    The Borrowers 2-in-1

    Deep beneath the floorboards lives the tiny Borrower family - Pod, Homily and Arrietty Clock. Everything they have is ... More

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    20th September 2001

    Bedknobs and Broomsticks

    When the witch next door falls off her broomstick, it's the start of an amazing adventure for Carey, Charles and Paul.... More

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    1st January 2011

    The Borrowers

    The Borrowers by Mary Norton is an English classic - and now a favourite BBC TV series too! The Borrowers live in the se... More

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    11th March 1999

    The Borrowers

    'The first rule of Borrowing is that a Borrower must never be seen.' The Borrowers are tiny people who live under the fl... More

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