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Place, François

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Most widely held works about François Place
 
Most widely held works by François Place
Toby alone by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 830 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 last giants by François Place( Book )

64 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member 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
Toby and the secrets of the tree by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 612 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 Tony is not alone
The old man mad about drawing : a tale of Hokusai by François Place( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member 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
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member 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 them to a pirate's fortune
Meeting Cézanne by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member 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
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer in Victorian London tries to understand the nature of the strange relationship between his physician friend and the cruel and violent man he seems to protect. Illustrated sidebar notes provide historical background to the text
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member 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
The wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member 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
Tales of a lost kingdom : a journey into Northwest Pakistan by Erik L'Homme( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and English and held by 223 WorldCat member 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
Living in Ancient Rome by Odile Bombarde( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and illustrations, various aspects of day-to-day life in ancient Rome
Kensuke's kingdom by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in French and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alors qu'il fait le tour du monde à la voile avec ses parents, Michael tombe à la mer. Lorsqu'il reprend connaissance, il se retrouve avec sa chienne sur une île perdue au milieu du Pacifique ! Comment survivre sans nourriture et sans abri? Mais l'île n'est pas déserte et un mystérieux inconnu semble veiller sur Michael. c'est le début d'une aventure que n'oubliera jamais le jeune garçon
Op de vlucht by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in French and Dutch and held by 154 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
King of the cloud forests by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ashley Anderson vit en Chine où son père a fondé une mission et un hôpital. Mais la guerre entre le Japon et la chine fait rage et le jeune garçon doit fuir. En compagnie d'Oncle Sung, un moine tibétain, il entreprend un long voyage qui le mène au Tibet. Mais il se retrouve seul, perdu dans les neiges du de l'Himalaya. Abandonné à lui même, Asley va être recueilli par des êtres de légende, les mystérieux yétis
Trèfle d'Or by Jean-François Chabas( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member 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
Du pays des Amazones aux îles Indigo : atlas des géographes d'Orbae by François Place( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in French and Chinese and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of the alphabet create the imaginary landscape for this atlas. It is a carefully crafted collection of sequenced texts and images in the tradition of expeditions, travel stories and adventures. This is the first of 3 volumes and covers letters A through I
Grand Ours by François Place( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au temps des marche-debout, Kaor est protégé par Grand Ours, son esprit tutélaire. Lors d'une chasse aux têtes-boisées, il croise le regard de Tanda, la femelle dirigeant le troupeau, qui lui interdit par un sort, de les tuer... Une exploitation pédagogique de cet album est disponible dans ''Guide de lecture François Place'' Casterman
Cheval de guerre by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réédition. La guerre est déclarée. Joey, le cheval d'Albert, devient la propriété du capitaine Nicholl. Après le dressage, il est conduit au front. Il connaîtra des hommes des deux camps et affrontera la mitraille, les barbelés, le froid, la boue, la mort. La guerre de 1914 se déroule devant les yeux du cheval avec toutes les affres et les peines qu'elle impose. -- Récit captivant, rédigé dans un style direct. [SDM]
La douane volante by François Place( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1914, la France part en guerre. Gwen, un jeune Breton au don de rebouteux, monte dans la charrette de l'Ankou et se retrouve dans un autre monde dominé par la terrible douane volante. Ses dons lui permettent de se bâtir une grande renommée, côtoyant les pauvres comme les puissants.--[Memento]
Toby alone by Timothée de Fombelle( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 110 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?
 
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Toby alone
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The last giantsToby and the secrets of the treeThe old man mad about drawing : a tale of HokusaiTreasure IslandThe strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeWar horseThe wreck of the ZanzibarTales of a lost kingdom : a journey into Northwest PakistanToby alone
Alternative Names
De Fombelle, Timothée

François Place Frans schrijver

François Place French illustrator and writer

Place, François, 1957-

Plass, Fransuā 1957-

Франсуа Плас Французский иллюстратор и писатель

פלס, פרנסואה

플라스, 프랑수아 1957-

プラス, フランソワ

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