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Norton, Mary

Information on Mary Norton along with a list of her works for children and contributions in collected stories.
Mary Norton

Mary Norton

Born as: Kathleen Mary Pearson
Born: 10 December 1903, London
Died: 29 August 1992, Hartland, Devon
Married: Robert Norton, 1926 (marriage dissolved), Lionel Bonsey, 1970

Nationality: British
Leighton Buzzard, UK
New York, USA
Devon, UK

Notes: Worked as an Actress at the Old Vic Theatre Company, London; at the British War Office; and at the British Purchasing Commission in New York.

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Works for Children

Bedknob and Broomstick

The Borrowers

  • The Borrowers, 1952
  • The Borrowers Afield, 1955
  • The Borrowers Afloat, 1959
  • The Borrowers Aloft, 1961
  • Poor Stainless, 1971
  • The Borrowers Avenged, 1982

Other Works

  • Are All the Giants Dead? 1975


Contributor in
  • The Puffin Book of Twentieth Century Children's Stories, 1991
  • The Puffin Book of Classic Children's Stories, 1996