WorldCat Identities

LaPadula, Tom

Overview
Works: 164 works in 345 publications in 3 languages and 21,399 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Readers (Publications)  Biography  Rebuses  History  High interest-low vocabulary books  Biographies  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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Most widely held works by Tom LaPadula
The great race : based on The railway series by W Awdry( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas the tank engine and Bertie the bus agree to race to see who is faster
To the top! : climbing the world's highest mountain by Sydelle Kramer( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Arabic and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkey became the first human beings to reach the top of the world by climbing Mount Everest
Santa's little engine( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends celebrate Christmas on the island of Sodor
Clifford for president by Acton Figueroa( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifford runs for president of the Birdwell Island Dog Park
True-life treasure hunts by Judy Donnelly( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes several successful searches for lost treasure, including discoveries of sunken Spanish ships off the coast of Florida, the sacred well of the Mayas in Yucatan, and the Lost Dutchman Mine in Arizona
Thomas and the big, big bridge by Little Golden Book( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas must overcome his fear of crossing a very scary bridge
Tonka big book of trucks by Patricia Relf( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe all sorts of trucks used in building a house, on the highway, on a farm, at a fire, and in other places
Construction action by Victoria Hickle( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the front loader to the mighty dump truck, construction trucks work hard together to make sure a building goes up"--P. [4] of cover
Tonka power reading : fire trucks in action by Victoria Hickle( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fire trucks are on duty around the clock! Day and night the pumper truck and the sky-lift engine work together with other trucks to fight fires!"--Page 4 of cover
I'm a great big eighteen-wheeler! by Michael Anthony Steele( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I cruise down the highway--the most powerful truck on the road! I have a giant trailer full of supplies to deliver, so nobody better get in my way!"
If I could drive a car hauler! by Michael Teitelbaum( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy describes what it would be like if he drove a car hauler
Trucks around town by Victoria Hickle( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces vehicles that can be seen, day or night, around a city or town, in a book where pictures replace certain words
All about drawing : cool cars, fast planes & military machines by Tom LaPadula( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The art of drawing has never been so easy or fun! Learn all about drawing machines fueled for adventure, whether it be through the air, on land, or across the sea. Inside, you'll find photos and fascinating facts about your drawing subjects. Follow the simple, step-by-step examples, and soon you'll be creating your own masterpieces!"--Page 4 of cover
Christmas trucks by Victoria Hickle( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the snowplow to the tractor to the forklift, these trucks work hard in the snow to make sure the Christmas tree farm is ready in time for the holidays"--Page 4 of cover
The story of Abraham Lincoln : president for the people by Larry Weinberg( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the president who preserved the American Union during the Civil War
Big work machines by Patricia Relf( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in Spanish and English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations introduce the big machines such as bulldozers, cranes, cement mixers, and combine harvesters which make man's life easier
The truck book by Bill Gere( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in simple rhymes the work of different kinds of trucks, such as fire trucks, snowplows, and garbage trucks
The Home Depot by Kimberly Weinberger( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Undetermined and English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how many different tools work, where they are used and much more
Learn to draw military machines : step-by-step instructions for more than 25 high-powered vehicles( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young aspiring artists everywhere will be drawn to the selection of military vehicles in this instructional drawing book, which includes a Twin-Engine Attack Helicopter, HUMVEE, B-52 Bomber, and many more. --Publisher
The golden book of stars and planets by Judith Herbst( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the early astronomers and describes what more recent discoveries have told us about the sun, planets of the solar system, comets, stars, and galaxies
 
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The great race : based on The railway series
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To the top! : climbing the world's highest mountainClifford for presidentTrue-life treasure huntsThomas and the big, big bridgeTonka big book of trucksConstruction actionTonka power reading : fire trucks in actionI'm a great big eighteen-wheeler!
Alternative Names
La Padula, Thomas

La Padula, Tom

LaPadula, Thomas

Lapadula, Tom

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