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LaPadula, Tom

Overview
Works: 155 works in 290 publications in 3 languages and 21,563 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 956 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 834 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 738 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 )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 674 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 tomb of King Tut in Egypt
Tonka big book of trucks by Patricia Relf( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 561 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
Thomas and the big, big bridge by Little Golden Book( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas must overcome his fear of crossing a very scary bridge
Construction action by Victoria Hickle( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 523 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"--Page 4 of cover
Tonka power reading : fire trucks in action by Victoria Hickle( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 498 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 457 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 )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 415 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 )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 391 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
Christmas trucks by Victoria Hickle( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 390 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
Big work machines by Patricia Relf( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in Spanish and English and held by 383 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 story of Abraham Lincoln : president for the people by Larry Weinberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the president who preserved the American Union during the Civil War
The truck book by Bill Gere( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 364 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 )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how many different tools work, where they are used and much more
Tonka trucks night and day by Patricia Relf( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In brief text and pictures, presents a variety of trucks working in different settings, including farms, highways, airports, ski resorts, and more
Learn to draw military machines : step-by-step instructions for more than 25 high-powered vehicles by Tom LaPadula( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 317 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
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 274 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
 
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The great race : based on The railway series
Alternative Names
La Padula, Thomas

La Padula, Tom

LaPadula, Thomas

Lapadula, Tom

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To the top! : climbing the world's highest mountainClifford for presidentTrue-life treasure huntsTonka big book of trucksThomas and the big, big bridgeConstruction actionTonka power reading : fire trucks in actionI'm a great big eighteen-wheeler!