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Place, François

Works: 268 works in 638 publications in 9 languages and 8,022 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  History  Sea stories  Adventure stories  Fantasy fiction  Graphic novels  Drama  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Narrator, Artist, Publishing director
Classifications: PR5486, [FIC]
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Publications about François Place
Publications by François Place
Most widely held works about François Place
Most widely held works by François Place
Toby alone by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
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?
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 569 libraries worldwide
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger. Portrayal of good versus evil, as the young boy accompanies Long John Silver and his band of pirates in search of the buried treasure
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
This story follows Dr. Jekyll, by day a respectable doctor, who by night roams the back alleys of London as a monstrous criminal
The old man mad about drawing : a tale of Hokusai by François Place( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Tojiro, a young seller of rice cakes in the Japanese capital of Edo, later known as Tokyo, is amazed to discover that the grumpy and shabby old man who buys his cakes is a famous artist renowned for his sketches, prints, and paintings of flowers, animals, and landscapes
The wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
In 1907, fourteen-year-old Laura, living with her family on one of the stormy Isles of Scilly, records in her diary how her dream of participating in a shipwreck rescue is finally realized
Toby and the secrets of the tree by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Toby's tiny world is under greater threat than ever as Leo Blue holds Elisha prisoner while hunting the Grass People and anyone who stands in the way of his devastating plans for the oak Tree in which they all live, but this time Toby is not alone
Living in Ancient Rome by Odile Bombarde( Book )
35 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Describes, in text and illustrations, various aspects of day-to-day life in ancient Rome
The last giants by François Place( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
English explorer Archibald Leopold Ruthmore discovers a fascinating human tooth. The tooth is so large it must belong to a giant. He seeks them out in their remote mountain kingdom
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
'War Horse' is the story of Joey, a thoroughbred horse, and how he is forced into the thick of the harrowing, poorly-led battles of the First World War
Meeting Cézanne by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Yannick feels like he is in heaven when he spends a month with his aunt and uncle at their inn in the South of France, until he accidentally destroys a precious drawing left behind by a famous customer
Tales of a lost kingdom : a journey into Northwest Pakistan by Erik L'Homme( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A collection of three authentic folktales from the ancient kingdom of Chitral at the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Includes a travelogue with photographs, illustrations, and a map
Les derniers géants by François Place( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in French and held by 139 libraries worldwide
After acquiring an enormous tooth, English explorer Archibold Ruthmore sets out to find the land of the giants
Op de vlucht by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Tobie (13) woont met zijn ouders in een reuzeneik. Hij is niet groter dan 1,5 millimeter. Zijn vader doet een spectaculaire uitvinding, maar wil deze niet afgeven. Dan moet Tobie vluchten voor zijn volk. Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
De ogen van Elisha by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Tobie (15), 1,5 millimeter groot, probeert zijn ouders en het Grasvolk te redden. Zij moeten voor Jo Mitch een krater graven die hun boom vernietigt. Zou Tobie in de boom nog vrienden hebben die hem kunnen helpen? Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
Du pays des amazones aux îles indigo by François Place( Book )
8 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Trèfle d'Or by Jean-François Chabas( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Le vieil Irlandais émigré, Patrick O'Donnel, a bâti sa fortune aux Etats-Unis. Comme beaucoup dans le Sud, il est raciste. C'est pourtant, Leroy Moor, un Noir, qui parvient à faire ce qu'aucun Blanc n'a réussi à accomplir : dompter Trèfle d'or, l'étalon le plus intraitable de l'écurie O'Donnel. Naît alors une relation étrange entre le rejeton d'esclaves et le vieux propriétaire
Le royaume de Kensuké by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in French and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Roman - récit de voyage - île - amitié
Le vieux fou de dessin by François Place( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in French and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Dans le Japon du XIXe siècle, un petit vendeur des rues, Tojiro, rencontre un curieux vieil homme qui dessine toute la journée des lions-dragons, des ponts suspendus, des saules qui pleurent... C'est Hokusai, le plus grand artiste japonais, le maître des estampes, l'inventeur des mangas
Los últimos gigantes by François Place( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 74 libraries worldwide
After purchasing the tooth of a giant from an old mariner, the narrator tells of finding the last giants and of making the mistake of writing about them
Du pays de Jade à l'île Quinookta by François Place( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in French and held by 65 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
De Fombelle, Timothée.
Place, Francois., 1957-
Plass, Fransuā, 1957-
プラス, フランソワ
French (61)
English (40)
German (17)
Spanish (6)
Italian (5)
Latin (3)
Dutch (3)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
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