by Mary Norton
The Borrowers Resources
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
Learn about how this amazing author spins straw into gold in this obituary celebrating her life and work.
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!"
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
Nothing says 70s like colorful flared suits.
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 Borrowers… um… return in this 1993 TV series.
Good old Fred Flintstone (John Goodman) gives The Borrowers a whirl in this hilarious 1997 flick. Yabba-dabba-do watch it, please.
The Borrowers in an anime-style movie? Count us in.
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.
Get a taste for the flick with this trailer.
Who knew a boring old house could be so exciting (and dangerous)? Check out this clip from the BBC series.
Arrietty's the star of the show, so why shouldn't her name be in the title?
Here's one version of the oodles of covers The Borrowers has gotten over the years.
An awesome illustration shows our tiny gals being all domestic.
Sneak a peek into Arrietty's tiny, tranquil boudoir. We love the safety pin décor.
Chatting and crocheting. You know—the usual.
Um, no offense, but they could do with clearing out some of the clutter.