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Fombelle, Timothée de 1973-

Overview
Works: 200 works in 516 publications in 10 languages and 7,403 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  War fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Action and adventure fiction  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Redactor, Narrator, Interviewee, Creator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.D3615, 843.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Timothée de Fombelle
Vango by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world between wars, a young man on the cusp of taking priestly vows is suddenly made a fugitive. Fleeing the accusations of police who blame him for a murder, as well as more sinister forces with darker intentions, Vango attempts to trace the secrets of his shrouded past and prove his innocence before all is lost. As he crisscrosses the continent via train, boat, and even the Graf Zeppelin airship, his adventures take him from Parisian rooftops to Mediterranean islands to Scottish forests
Toby alone by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 853 WorldCat member 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?
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by Jim Kay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
The book of pearl by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua Pearl comes from a world that we no longer believe in a world of fairy tale. He knows that his great love waits for him there, but he is stuck in an unfamiliar time and place an old-world marshmallow shop in Paris on the eve of World War II. As his memories begin to fade, Joshua seeks out strange objects: tiny fragments of tales that have already been told, trinkets that might possibly help him prove his own story before his love is lost forever
A prince without a kingdom by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing dark forces and unfounded accusations across Europe in the years between World Wars, a young man named Vango has been in danger for as long as he can remember. He has spent his life running along rooftops, fleeing to isolated islands, and evading capture across Russia, Paris, New York, and Italy. In the shadow of a rapidly changing world, can Vango find those who have hunted him for so long and uncover his true identity?
Toby and the secrets of the tree by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member 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
Op de vlucht by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and Dutch and held by 132 WorldCat member 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
Vango by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world between wars, Vango is on the cusp of taking priestly vows when he is suddenly made a fugitive. Fleeing from the police who blame him for murder, as well as more sinister forces with darker intentions, Vango attempts to trace the secrets of his shrouded past and prove his innocence before all is lost. This is a breathless and highly cinematic story that follows Vango from Scotland to the Soviet Union and from the rooftops of Paris to Nazi Germany. Centred on a mysterious, unforgettable, and romantic protagonist, Vango tells a thrilling story sure to captivate lovers of daring escapades and subversive literary heroes. [Walker]
Toby alone by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents 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 realises that exploiting it could do permanent damage to 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?
Tobie Lolness by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le monde de Tobie est menacé ! Le grand chêne est blessé à mort par un cratère qui ronge son c?ur.¦Les mousses et les lichens ont envahi ses branches. Léo Blue règne en tyran sur les Cimes et retient Elisha prisonnière. Les habitants se terrent. Les Pelés sont chassés sans pitié. Pourtant, dans la clandestinité, Tobie se bat, et il n'est pas le seul. Au plus dur de l'hiver, la résistance prend corps. Tobie parviendra-t-il à délivrer les siens et à sauver son monde fragile ? Retrouvera-t-il Elisha ? Au c?ur d'un inoubliable monde miniature, le second et dernier tome d'un grand roman d'aventure, d'amitié et d'amour
Toby alone by Timothée de Fombelle( Recording )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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?
The Great War : stories inspired by objects from the First World War by David Almond( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a moving anthology of stories inspired by objects from the First World War, illustrated by Jim Kay. The Great War is a powerful collection of stories by bestselling authors, each inspired by a different object from the First World War. From a soldier's writing case to the nose of a Zeppelin bomb, each object illuminates an aspect of life during the war, and each story reminds us of the millions of individual lives that were changed forever by the four years of fighting. This remarkable book is illustrated by the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Jim Kay. It features new work from: AL Kennedy; Tracy Chevalier; Michael Morpurgo; David Almond; Marcus Sedgwick; Adele Geras; Ursula Dubosarsky; John Boyne; Timothee de Fombelle; Sheena Wilkinson; and, Tanya Lee Stone. It is a truly unique and thought-provoking anthology. Gripping stories by some of the world's leading writers will bring the First World War alive for children. Jim Kay won the Kate Greenaway Medal for A Monster Calls, and was recently chosen by J.K. Rowling to illustrate the new full-colour editions of the Harry Potter series. Photographs of the objects which inspired each story will feature in the book. It is published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War
Céleste, ma planète by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un futur proche, le narrateur, un jeune garçon délaissé par sa mère, vit dans une ville modelée par d'immenses tours de verre et des nuages de pollution. Il rencontre Céleste, qui lui redonne le goût d'être amoureux. Mais au lendemain de leur rencontre celle-ci disparaît. Lorsqu'il la retrouve, elle est malade, comme la planète dont elle est l'avatar
Victoria rêve by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and Hungarian and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria rêve d'une vie d'aventures, malheureusement, son quotidien et les gens de son entourage manquent cruellement de fantaisie. Pourtant, voilà que le petit Jo lui parle de trois Cheyenne disparues, qu'elle surprend son père, homme sérieux et terre-à-terre, habillé en cow-boy et que les livres de son étagère disparaissent mystérieusement les uns à la suite des autres. [SDM]
The planet of Ashkabaar : based on the animated series and original story by Timothée de Fombelle, Christel Gonnard, Héloïse Cappoccia by Clotilde Bruneau( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this planet, two arguing rulers built a great wall of ice separating the Crystallites from the Spherolites. The leaders promise to end the conflict, yet rumors of war persist. Secrets and lies prevent the two groups from coming back together. But two people--Shaaz and Zaac--have fallen in love despite being separated by the wall. Could their love reconcile all the people of this planet? The Little Prince and Fox do all they can to help restore peace
The great war : stories inspired by items from the First World War by Sheena Maria Wilkinson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a powerful collection, eleven internationally acclaimed fiction writers draw on personal objects to bring the First World War to life for readers of all ages. A toy soldier. A butter dish. A compass. Mundane objects, perhaps, but to the remarkable authors in this collection, artifacts such as these have inspired stories that go to the heart of the human experience of World War I
Toby and the secrets of the tree by Timothée de Fombelle( Recording )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member 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
Tobia by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vango by Timothée de Fombelle( Recording )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paris, 1934. In a world between wars, a young man on the verge of joining the priesthood is suddenly forced to go on the run for a murder he didn't commit. Fleeing the police, as well as more sinister forces with darker intentions, Vango tries to discover the secrets of his hidden past and prove his innocence before it's too late."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
De Fombelle, Thimothée

De Fombelle, Timothée.

De Fombelle, Timothée 1973-

Defombels, Timotejs 1973-

Fombell, Thimothée de 1973-

Fombelle T. de 1973-

Fombelle Thimothée de 1973-....

Fombelle, Timothée de.

Timothée de Fombelle écrivain français

Timothée de Fombelle escritor francés

Timothée de Fombelle Frans auteur

Timothée de Fombelle französischer Schriftsteller und Dramatiker

Timothée de Fombelle French writer

Timothée de Fombelle scrittore e drammaturgo francese

티모테 드 퐁벨 1973-

퐁벨, 티모테 드 1973-

フォンベル, ティモテ・ド

Languages
English (96)

French (70)

German (16)

Italian (13)

Dutch (13)

Catalan (4)

Hungarian (2)

Czech (2)

Romanian (1)

Spanish (1)