WorldCat Identities

Thomas, Pat 1959-

Overview
Works: 118 works in 384 publications in 3 languages and 19,173 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  Popular works  Pictorial works  Fiction  Life skills guides 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pat Thomas
Don't call me special : a first look at disability by Pat Thomas( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This picture book explores questions and concerns about disability in a simple and reassuring way. Younger children can find out what a disability is, and learn how people deal with their disabilities to live happy and full lives. Written by a psychotherapist and counselor, this book helps to foster acceptance and tolerance of people who are in some way "different."
I miss you : a first look at death by Pat Thomas( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the difficult issue of death for young children. Feelings and questions about this sensitive subject are looked at in a simple but realistic way. Written by a psychotherapist and counselor this book helps children to understand their loss and to come to terms with their feelings
Under the weather : how weather and climate affect our health by Pat Thomas( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human barometer -- Of seasons and cycles -- The sun and the moon -- When the wind blows -- Stormy weather -- Having a heatwave -- Winter chills -- Artificial environments
My family's changing : a first look at family break up by Pat Thomas( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unusual picture book for younger children explores the issue of divorce. The author of this book is a psychotherapist and counselor and helps children to face their fears, worries and questions when their family is going through a break-up
Stop picking on me : a first look at bullying by Pat Thomas( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This approachable picture book explores the difficult issue of bullying in reassuringly simple term. The fears, worries, and questions surrounding this upsetting experience are made accessible to young children
I can be safe : a first look at safety by Pat Thomas( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the importance of understanding what is safe and what is not. Looks at how to feel safe at home, at school, in the playground, in the street and elsewhere. Includes notes for parents and teachers. Suggested level: junior
My amazing body : a first look at health and fitness by Pat Thomas( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively picture book explores the importance of a good diet and exercise, and encourages kids to make positive decisions about caring for themselves
The skin I'm in : a first look at racism by Pat Thomas( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple explanation of racism, its basic causes, and the ways in which it can lead to unfair practices
My manners matter : a first look at being polite by Pat Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boys and girls learn that good manners are a simple way of showing kindness and respect to people they know--and to people they don't know. They are shown that being polite makes working and playing together more enjoyable for everyone
I'm telling the truth : a first look at honesty by Pat Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children are shown that although being honest can be hard sometimes, it is worth it. Everyone likes people who speak the truth and keep their word
Essential oils by Susan Curtis( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introduce yourself to the world of Essential Oils for treating maladies and improving mental and physical well-being. Featuring comprehensive profiles of 88 essential oils, all-natural remedies for common ailments, aromatic recipes for home and beauty, and helpful guidance for blending, storing, and using essential oils, this introductory guide is packed with authoritative information from the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, "--Amazon.com
Is it right to fight? : a first look at anger by Pat Thomas( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains anger as a normal part of life and discusses how to deal with it
Why am I so tired? : a first look at childhood diabetes by Pat Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This picture book helps children understand that with a little care, anyone with diabetes can live a normal life
My new family : a first look at adoption by Pat Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains adoption, the feelings of insecurity that such a situation may cause, and the nature of biological parents, adoptive parents, and foster parents
Do I have to go to the dentist? : a first look at healthy teeth by Pat Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visit to the dentist can be a scary experience. This good-humored story emphasizes the dentist's role as a friend and advisor who ensures that boys and girls have healthy teeth and attractive smiles. Features an advice to parents section
Do I have to go to school? : a first look at starting school by Pat Thomas( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books in the popular and growing" A First Look At" series speak directly to preschool and early-grades kids, encouraging them to explore their feelings and talk to trusted elders about things that bother them. These titles also give them a start in developing basic social skills, as well as explain things that might otherwise make kids anxious. The books are filled with child-friendly color illustrations and easy-to-understand text. Children are shown that school is an important place where they learn about the world outside their family, and where they begin to discover the joy of encountering new things, meeting new people, and having new experiences
I can do it! : a first look at not giving up by Pat Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces young readers to the importance of learning to do new things, even when they are very difficult, and advises them to not be afraid of failure or making mistakes
Natural beauty by Susan Curtis( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An organic beauty and natural remedy resource covers everything from home remedies to natural skin care to essential oils, including recipes for such homemade skin care products as face masks and creams, deodorants, and lip balms --
Why do I feel scared? : a first look at being brave by Pat Thomas( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces young readers to the importance of being brave in different ways, even when it is uncomfortable or scary, and advises them that being scared of some things is normal, but they can still show courage when they are afraid
Why is it so hard to breathe? : a first look at asthma by Pat Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picture book for children that explains what asthma is and how to live with it
 
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Don't call me special : a first look at disability
Alternative Names
Hughes, Patricia Ann, 1959-

Pat Thomas writer

Thomas, Patricia 1959-

토마스, 팻 1959-

トーマス, パット

Languages
English (154)

Spanish (5)

Catalan (4)

Covers
I miss you : a first look at deathUnder the weather : how weather and climate affect our healthMy family's changing : a first look at family break upStop picking on me : a first look at bullyingI can be safe : a first look at safetyMy amazing body : a first look at health and fitnessThe skin I'm in : a first look at racismMy manners matter : a first look at being polite