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The Borrowers

The Borrowers


by Mary Norton

The Borrowers Resources


The Secret World of Arrietty

Check out this amazing interactive Disney site based onour girl Arrietty from The Borrowers. We love the gallery of images where you can see Arrietty trying to carry a spoonful of sugar, which is a whole lot harder for her than it is for you.


Here's a list of all the sequels to The Borrowers so you won't miss a single adventure. You know you wanna see Pod's balloon invention in action.

Articles and Interviews

Mary Norton's Obit

Learn about how this amazing author spins straw into gold in this obituary celebrating her life and work.

Interview with Robert Sheehan

What would happen if you put some rock 'n roll into The Borrowers? Find out in this interview with Robert Sheehan, who plays a character called Spiller in the most recent TV series— "kind of a James Dean / Danny Zuko [from Grease] rockabilly type character who apes this 'rebel without a cause' style and attitude. But in Borrower town, [he sticks] out like a sore thumb!"

The Secret World of Arrietty, Reviewed

94% on Rotten Tomatoes? Ain't too shabby, if we may say so. Check out a collection of reviews on your new favorite movie.

Movies or TV

1973 TV Movie

Nothing says 70s like colorful flared suits.

1992 TV Series

Our super-popular borrowers get their small screen debut in a 1992 TV series. Okay, so the clothes may be toned down a little, but this one stars Bilbo (a.k.a. Ian Holm) from The Lord of the Rings. Bonus!

The Return of the Borrowers, 1993

The Borrowers… um… return in this 1993 TV series.

John Goodman in The Borrowers

Good old Fred Flintstone (John Goodman) gives The Borrowers a whirl in this hilarious 1997 flick. Yabba-dabba-do watch it, please.

The Secret World of Arrietty, 2010

The Borrowers in an anime-style movie? Count us in.

TV Movie from 2011

The Borrowers star in a recent TV movie. This one is so British, you might need to watch it while drinking tea with your pinky up.


John Goodman in The Borrowers

Get a taste for the flick with this trailer.

Pod's Adventure

Who knew a boring old house could be so exciting (and dangerous)? Check out this clip from the BBC series.

The Secret World of Arrietty Trailer, 2010

Arrietty's the star of the show, so why shouldn't her name be in the title?


Cover Art

Here's one version of the oodles of covers The Borrowers has gotten over the years.

Arrietty and Homily at Home

An awesome illustration shows our tiny gals being all domestic.

Arrietty's Bedroom

Sneak a peek into Arrietty's tiny, tranquil boudoir. We love the safety pin décor.

Mrs. May and Kate

Chatting and crocheting. You know—the usual.

Family Room

Um, no offense, but they could do with clearing out some of the clutter.

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