WorldCat Identities

Thomson, Peggy

Overview
Works: 22 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 4,424 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Biography  Interviews  Anecdotes  Humor  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QH70.U62, 508.0740153
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peggy Thomson
Auks, rocks, and the odd dinosaur : inside stories from the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the inner workings of the Museum of Natural History through historical anecdotes and descriptions of how exhibits are researched, prepared, and maintained
The nine-ton cat : behind the scenes at an art museum by Peggy Thomson( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the National Gallery of Art including its private spaces, workshops, offices, and labs where visitors rarely enter
Keepers and creatures at the National Zoo by Peggy Thomson( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and illustrations, the many different tasks performed by keepers at the National Zoo and the interrelationship between them and the animals they care for
The king has horse's ears by Peggy Thomson( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only the king and his barber know that the king has horse's ears, until the secret gets outs just in time for the king's wedding day
On reading palms by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the art of interpreting the signs and patterns of the hands
Siggy's spaghetti works by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siggy explains how spaghetti is made in the factory and introduces different kinds of pasta
Katie Henio, Navajo sheepherder by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glimpse of traditional life in New Mexico for a Navajo grandmother and shepherd. Includes her visit to the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklife on the Capital Mall
Take me out to the bat and ball factory by Peggy Thomson( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how baseballs and bats are made, marked, and used
The brave little tailor by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tailor who kills seven flies with one blow outwits the king and earns half his kingdom and his daughter's hand in marriage
Museum people : collectors and keepers at the Smithsonian by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses interviews with curators, research scientists, technicians, and zookeepers to present life behind the scenes at the Smithsonian Institution
City kids in China by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of what life is like in the modern Chinese city of Changsha for the children who live there
The tinderbox by Peggy Thomson( )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Andersen's classic tale of a brave soldier who finds love and fortune in a magic tinderbox
The pilot & the lion cub : odd tales from the Smithsonian by Peggy Thomson( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and anecdotes about the various exhibits housed in the Smithsonian Institution
Hans Christian Andersen's The tinderbox by Peggy Thomson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Andersen's classic tale of a brave soldier who finds love and fortune in a magic tinderbox
Childhood sexual abuse in males : the long-term effects on adult object relations and sexuality by Peggy Thomson( )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer blarney by Marian Fairbrother( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer blarney, by marian fairbrother and peggy thomson by Marian Fairbrother( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Christian Andersen's The tinderbox soldier by Peggy Thomson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A retelling of Andersen's classic tale of a brave soldier who finds love and fortune in a magic tinderbox
White House can be happy, as its toys reveal by Peggy Thomson( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Auks, rocks, and the odd dinosaur : inside stories from the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History by Peggy Thomson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describes how items are collected, prepared, maintained and added to the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. Grades 4-7. 1985
 
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The nine-ton cat : behind the scenes at an art museum
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Siggy's spaghetti worksKatie Henio, Navajo sheepherderTake me out to the bat and ball factory
Languages
English (38)