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Timothee de Fombelle

  • 4 stars across 6 books
    Timothee de Fombelle is a much-admired French playwright, as well as the author of Toby Alone (9781406313154) and Toby Alone and the Secrets of the Tree (9781406310146). Walker published Toby Alone in 2008, and the series has now been printed in 27 languages. Timothee lives in Paris.

    Sarah Ardizzone is one of the most sought-after translators working today. She has won several awards for her work, including the 2007 Scott-Moncrieff Prize for Just Like Tomorrow (Kif Kif Demain) by Faiza Guene and the 2005 Marsh Award for The Eye of the Wolf (L'Oeil du Loup) by Daniel Pennac, and the 2009 Marsh Award for the translation of Toby Alone (Tobie Lolness) by Timothee de Fombelle. Sarah lives in London, SW2.
    1st November 2018

    Captain Rosalie

    An evocative, beautifully imagined and heart-wrenching wartime story by celebrated author Timothee de Fombelle. In this... More

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    5th March 2015

    Vango Book Two: A Prince Without a Kingdom

    The thrilling conclusion to the critically acclaimed series, by an award-winning author and translator. The thrilling c... More

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    28th March 2009

    Toby Alone

    An awards-laden adventure of heroism, friendship and survival - with a powerful ecological message - set in a captivatin... More

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    1st February 2010

    Toby and the Secrets of the Tree

    The second and final part of the thrilling adventure of heroism and friendship in an unforgettable miniature world. Tob... More

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    1st June 2016

    The Book of Pearl

    An ode to the power of storytelling by one of France's greatest writers for children. A compelling story of a first lov... More

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    1st August 2013

    Vango: Between Sky and Earth

    A gripping mystery-adventure set in the 1930s interwar period about a character desperately searching for his identity. ... More

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