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Tobie Lolness is just one and a half millimeters tall, and he’s the most wanted person in his world, the Great Oak Tree.
When Tobie’s father makes a ground-breaking discovery, tapping into the very heart of the Tree’s energy, he also realizes that exploiting it could permanently damage 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 Tobie’s parents have been imprisoned... Only Tobie has managed to escape, but for how long?
Since its release in 2006, the novel by Timothée de Fombelle has sold over 1,000,000 copies and was published in 30 countries. The book has received numerous awards and has become a classic of children’s literature in less than ten years. A coming of age story, of adventure, heroism, friendship and survival, with a powerful environmental message, set in a miniature world.