The Twelve and the Genii

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1962

The Twelve and the Genii

by Pauline Clarke

(published in the U.S. under the title: The Return of the Twelves)

Age: 8+

Interests: fantasy, toys come to life, little people, history, siblings, family

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The Little Grey Men

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1942

The Little Grey Men

by BB

illustrated by Denys Watkins-Pitchford

Age: 8+

Interests: gnomes, little people, boats, travel, adventure, animals, nature, birds, country life, seasons

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Children of the Forest

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by Elsa Beskow

Age: 2+

Interests: little people, nature, forest, animals, fairies, family, seasons, Sweden

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The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

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The Secret World of Arrietty

Released: 2010
Rated: G
Length: 94 min.
Age: 6 and up.              commonsense media sez: 7 +
Interests: little people, romance, family, illness, adventure, strong girls

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The Borrowers

CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1952

The Borrowers

by Mary Norton

Orlando: Harcourt Books, 1953

180 pp, 20 chapters

Age: (read to) 6 + ; (read independently) 9 +

Interests: family, old houses, little people, adventure

Sequels: The Borrowers Afield, The Borrowers Afloat, The Borrowers Aloft, The Borrowers Avenged

Also by this author: The Magic Bed Knob and Bonfires and Broomsticks (which together were made into the movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks)

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