Parents’ names: Mother’s name was Missy, father unknown
Character’s Date of Birth: June 1, 1988
Place of Birth: Northern California
Book appearing in: A Place to Call Home: Toby’s Tale
Profile: Toby’s life begins as a carefree puppy on a farm in northern California.
Through a series of fateful events, Toby is taken across the country without his beloved sister. On his quest to find a place to call home, Toby encounters and endures the best and worst of humanity as he comes face to face with sorrow and joy, fear and courage, and ultimately, with the power of love.
Ideal actor or actress to play in film adaptation: Since the best format for adapting “A Place to Call Home” to film would be animation, the question is what child actor would best portray Toby for voiceover purposes? It would be fun to have someone who is an unknown play Toby’s voiceover role.