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Timothee De Fombelle - Author

Timothée de Fombelle is a much-admired French playwright, as well as the author of award-winning fiction. His first series, Toby Alone and Toby Alone and the Secrets of the Tree has been printed in 27 languages and has won numerous awards including France’s prestigious Prix Sorcières and the Marsh Award. Timothée's adventure series, Vango, Book One: Between Sky and Earth and Vango, Book Two: A Prince Without a Kingdomreceived huge critical acclaim, and book one was granted an English Pen Award for translation. Timothee also contributed to the acclaimed collection The Great War: an Anthology of Stories Inspired by Objects from the First World War.

Timothée lives in Paris.

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Reader ReviewedThe Book of Pearl
Timothee De Fombelle
June 2016 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Timeless fairytale • Eternal love • Lyrical quest An enchanting, beautifully written novel about how first love can shape one's life. Joshua Pearl is from another world but has...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/02/2016
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Vango
Timothee De Fombelle
Shortlisted for the 2015 UKLA Book Awards 12-16 years A gripping mystery-adventure set in the 1930s interwar period about a character desperately searching for his identity.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2014
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Toby Alone 2: Toby and the Secrets of the Tree
Timothee De Fombelle
A follow-up to the Award winning Toby Alone, this tells how life in the beautifully imagined world set in the heart of the great oak tree has changed – and for the worse. The power crazed Leo Blue has taken...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/06/2009
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Toby Alone
Timothee De Fombelle
Winner of the 2009 Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation. We think this is an exciting, gripping fantasy story of a miniature world under threat and a boy hunted by his own people. In a sentence, The...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2009
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Toby Alone
Timothee De Fombelle
Winner of the 2009 Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation. It is the second time translator Sarah Ardizzone has won the Award: she took it in 2005 for Eye of the Wolf by Daniel Pennac. She received it at...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/04/2008
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