The Borrowers by Mary Norton, Scholastic paperback printing, TX1353, 1972, 64 pages. Illustrated by Beth and Joe Krush.
DESCRIPTION: “‘It’s gone,’ says Kate. ‘I put it on the bottom shelf of the bookcase. But its disappeared.
‘The Borrowers must have taken it!’ says Mrs. May.
Kate’s eyes widen…’Who are the Borrowers?’ she asks fearfully.
Here is the story of the mysterious tiny people who live in old houses everywhere…“(from the back cover)