Poor Stainless(the Last Borrowers Story) : Poor Stainless; Paul's Tale
The last Borrowers story, is about Stainless, a boy Borrower who disappears whilst on a mission to borrow some parsley from behind the kitchen sink. The book also includes "Paul's Table" about Paul who is bored by his aunt Isobel's attempts to tell him a bedtime story.
- Paperback | 80 pages
- 110 x 181 x 5mm | 51g
- 25 Aug 1994
- Penguin Books Ltd
- United Kingdom
About Mary Norton
Mary Norton was born in 1903 and brought up in a house in Bedfordshire, which was to become the setting for The Borrowers. First published in 1952, The Borrowers was an immediate success, winning the Library Association's Carnegie Medal. There followed four more Borrowers books: The Borrowers Afield (1955), The Borrowers Afloat (1959), The Borrowers Aloft (1961) and The Borrowers Avenged (1982). Poor Stainless was the last Borrowers story that Mary Norton wrote. She died in 1992.