WorldCat Identities

Twomey, Nora

Overview
Works: 12 works in 67 publications in 7 languages and 2,915 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Animated films  Drama  Children's films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Graphic novels  Young adult works  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, fmd, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Nora Twomey
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Breton and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan's determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil?
The breadwinner by Saara Chaudry( Visual )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parvana is an eleven-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom, and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family
The breadwinner by Deborah Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban s rule in Afghanistan
Brendan et le secret de Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brendan, un joven monje de 12 años, vive en una abadía fortificada de Kells en la Irlanda del siglo IX. Junto con el resto de hermanos, ayuda a construir una muralla para proteger la abadía de los asaltos de los vikingos. Cuando conoce al Hermano Aidan, un famoso maestro miniaturista y "guardián" de un excepcional libro de miniaturas inacabado, el pequeño Bernard va a vivir increíbles aventuras. Aidan iniciará al protagonista en el arte de la miniatura para el que el niño parece tener un increíble talento. Para terminar el libro y enfrentarse a sus miedos, Brendan sale de la abadía por primera vez y se interna en el bosque encantado donde peligrosas criaturas míticas le esperan escondidas. Allí conoce a Aisling, una lobezna que le ayudará en su camino. ¿Logrará Bernard cumplir su misión a pesar de las hordas de vikingos que se acercan? ¿Podrá demostrar que el arte es la mejor protección contra los bárbaros?"
Das Geheimnis von Kells( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El secreto del libro de Kells The secret of Kells( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendan, un joven monje de 12 años en la Irlanda del siglo IX, dejará la abadía de Kells con la esperanza de terminar un antiguo libro mágico. Para ello, se internará en el peligroso bosque, habitado por todo tipo de criaturas
Brendan et le secret de Kells by Tomm Moore( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendan, 10 ans, vit à l'abbaye de Kells en Irlande, dirigée par son oncle, l'abbé Cellach, à l'époque où les Vikings mettent l'Europe du Nord à feu et à sang. Pour protéger l'abbaye, l'abbé érige un mur. Le mystérieux frère Aidan, qui a fui les invasions, arrive à Kells avec l'idée de terminer le fabuleux livre d'Iona. Brendan devient en secret son apprenti mais des épreuves l'attendent
The Breadwinner (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une petite fille vivant en Afghanistan se déguise en garçon afin de pouvoir travailler et faire vivre sa famille
Parvana : une enfance en Afghanistan : la bande dessinée by Shelley Tanaka( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cette magnifique adaptation illustrée du film d'animation Parvana : Une enfance en Afghanistan, inspiré du roman à succès de Deborah Ellis, raconte l'histoire d'une jeune fille qui se déguise en garçon pour soutenir sa famille durant le règne taliban en Afghanistan. Parvana, onze ans, vit avec sa famille dans une pièce d'un immeuble à appartements de Kaboul, la capitale de l'Afghanistan. Son père, professeur d'histoire jusqu'à ce que son école soit bombardée et qu'il perde la santé, travaille sur une couverture étalée par terre au marché, à lire des lettres pour les gens qui ne savent ni lire, ni écrire. Un jour, il se fait arrêter pour possession de livres interdits et la famille est laissée sans personne pour subvenir à ses besoins ou sortir acheter de la nourriture. La situation se dégrade de plus en plus, puis une solution apparaît à la famille désespérée. Parvana, à qui il est interdit de gagner de l'argent en tant que fille, doit se transformer en garçon et devenir le soutien de sa famille. Les lecteurs savoureront ce roman BD marquant qui propose une histoire inspirante et des illustrations saisissantes."--
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1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote medieval outpost of Ireland, young Brendan embarks on a new life of adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying a book brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide
Das Geheimnis von Kellsn2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Parvana : une enfance en Afghanistan : la bande dessinée by Deborah Ellis( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Nora Twomey directora de cinema irlandesa

Nora Twomey filmregisseuse uit Ierland

Nora Twomey Irish film director

Nora Twomey irisische Filmregisseurin

Nora Twomey réalisatrice irlandaise

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諾拉·托梅

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