The Mennyms--mother, father, grandparents, and five children--live at Number 5 Brocklehurst Grove. There's a secret at Number 5, and it isn't Miss Quigley lurking in the cupboard or the mystery of Pilbeam in the attic. There is a startling deception that if exposed would threaten the family's very existence.
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`` `If he ever finds out what we really are,' '' groaned Granpa, `` `I shudder to think what he might do.' '' The plot twists and turns around the issue of Albert--and the issue of what is real and what make-believe, yet still precious.| Read Full Review of The Mennyms
Waugh's wonderfully eccentric debut bears comparison with Mary Norton's The Borrowers and Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. The creations of a gifted seamstress, the title characters are ``a whole,Apr 04 1994 | Read Full Review of The Mennyms
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