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Title: The Borrowers by Mary Norton Pages: 180 Genres: Children’s, Fantasy Published by: Harcourt Brace & World (Oct. 8th, 1953) Summary Beneath the kitchen floor is the world of the Borrowers — Pod and Homily Clock and their daughter, Arrietty. In their tiny home, matchboxes double as roomy dressers and postage stamps hang on the walls like paintings. Whatever the Clocks need they simply “borrow” from the “human beans” who live above them. It’s a comfortable life,… Read More

Title: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia (publication order) #1) by C. S. Lewis Pages: 206 Genres: Children’s, Fantasy, Classic Published by: HarperCollins Publishers (Mar. 5th, 2002, originally Oct. 16th, 1950) Summary They open a door and enter a world NARNIA…the land beyond the wardrobe, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy…the place where the adventure begins. Lucy is the first to find the secret of the wardrobe… Read More