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Toby alone

Author: Timothee de Fombelle; François Place; Sarah Ardizzone
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Toby Lolness may be just one and a half millimeters tall, but he's the most wanted person in his world, the world of the great oak Tree. Toby's father has made a groundbreaking discovery: the Tree itself is alive, lowing with vital energy, and there may even be a world beyond it. Greedy developers itch to exploit this forbidden knowledge, risking permanent damage to their natural world. But Toby's father has refused  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothee de Fombelle; François Place; Sarah Ardizzone
ISBN: 9780763648152 0763648159
OCLC Number: 429022188
Description: 384 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Tobie Lolness.
Responsibility: Timothee de Fombelle ; translated by Sarah Ardizzone ; illustrated by Francois Place.

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Toby Lolness may be just one and a half millimeters tall, but he's the most wanted person in his world, the world of the great oak Tree. Toby's father has made a groundbreaking discovery: the Tree itself is alive, lowing with vital energy, and there may even be a world beyond it. Greedy developers itch to exploit this forbidden knowledge, risking permanent damage to their natural world. But Toby's father has refused to reveal his findings, causing the family to be exiled to the lower branches. Only Toby has managed to escape, but for how long? And how can he bear to leave his parents to their terrible fate?

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A clever and sophisticated story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-05-27) Very Good Permalink

I am not usually a fan of fantasy but this story is so clever and sophisticated that you care about Toby and his family from the very beginning. There is an entire civilization in this one tree.  The wealthy live in the treetops and the poorer folk on the lower branches. In the treetops, they...
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