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Toby Alone

Toby Alone
 

An awards-laden adventure of heroism, friendship and survival - with a powerful ecological message - set in a captivating miniature world.

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ISBN 9781406330526
Barcode 9781406330526
Published 14 February 2010 by Walker Books
Available in PDF format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By de Fombelle, Timothee
Illustrated by Place, Francois
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781406330526
ISBN-10 1406330523
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books
Publication Date 14 February 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format PDF ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By de Fombelle, Timothee
Illustrated by Place, Francois
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
War Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Ebook Challenge Level: 5-6
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-8
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 843.92
Catalogue Code 961669

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An awards-laden adventure of heroism, friendship and survival - with a powerful ecological message - set in a captivating miniature world.Toby Lolness 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, tapping into the very heart of the Tree's energy, he also realizes that exploiting it could permanently damage their world. Refusing to reveal the secret of his invention to an enraged community, the family is exiled. But one man is determined to get hold of the forbidden knowledge ... and his plan is to destroy the Tree. Now Toby's parents have been imprisoned and sentenced to death. Only Toby has managed to escape, but for how long?

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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, to be published in 2009.

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