This video previews "Your Fantastic Elastic Brain"-- book for explaining to kids how they learn, even by making mistakes (stretching their brain). The book is a must to encourage risk taking and to help minimize the fear of failure.
The Borrowers is a children's fantasy novel by the English author Mary Norton, published by Dent in 1952. It features a family of tiny people who live secretly in the walls and floors of an English house and "borrow" from the big people in order to survive. The Borrowers also refers to the series of five novels (The Borrowers and four sequels) that feature the same family after they leave "their" house.