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Toby Alone

Toby Alone
 

An award winning adventure with a powerful ecological message set in a captivating miniature world. Toby is just one and a half millimetres tall, and he's the most wanted person in his world, the great oak Tree. When Toby's father makes a ground-breaking discovery, he realises th... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781486243013
Barcode 9781486243013
Published 1 November 2014 by Bolinda Publishing
Format Audio disc/Other, Unabridged edition
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Language English (translated from: French)
Author(s) By de Fombelle, Timothee
By Place, Francois
By Ardizzone, Sarah
Read by McGeagh, Stanley
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ISBN-13 9781486243013
ISBN-10 1486243010
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bolinda Publishing
Imprint Bolinda/Walker Books Audio
Publication Date 1 November 2014
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Audio disc/Other, Unabridged edition
Edition Unabridged edition
Language English
Translated from French
Author(s) By de Fombelle, Timothee
By Place, Francois
By Ardizzone, Sarah
Read by McGeagh, Stanley
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Award Winning
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Australian
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 830925

Description of this Book

An award winning adventure with a powerful ecological message set in a captivating miniature world. Toby is just one and a half millimetres tall, and he's the most wanted person in his world, the great oak Tree. When Toby's father makes a ground-breaking discovery, he realises that exploiting it could do damage to their world. Refusing to reveal the secret to an enraged community, Toby's parents have been imprisoned. Only Toby has managed to escape, but for how long?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Marsh Award 2009

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Author's Bio

Timothee de Fombelle is a much-admired French playwright. Initially working as a teacher/lecturer, he soon turned to writing and in 2006 produced his first novel, Toby Alone, known in his native France as Tobie Lolness. Highly acclaimed, it has been translated into 22 different languages and has won numerous prizes. Toby's extraordinary story continues in Toby and the Secrets of the Tree, published in 2009. Stanley McGeagh is a gifted narrator and actor. Since starting his acting career in Ireland, he has worked in British repertory and West End Theatre, and he has appeared in various stage musicals, including Applause with Lauren Bacall at Her Majesty's Theatre London. He has extensive television, film and radio experience, including Frontline and Halifax f.p. Sarah Ardizzone, is an award-winning translator from the French. She has translated over 40 books for children and adults. Sarah has also worked as a festival curator and a journalist reporting on multicultural and multilingual issues, and she originally trained in physical theatre with Jacques Lecoq in Paris.

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