WorldCat Identities

Thomson, Ruth 1949-

Overview
Works: 614 works in 1,478 publications in 11 languages and 52,642 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Personal narratives  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  History  High interest-low vocabulary books  Catalogs  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: ND237.O5, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Thomson
A dinosaur's day by Ruth Thomson( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle Triceratops forgets to stay with the herd and has to use his sharp horns to fight a Tyrannosaurus
Terezín : voices from the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through inmates' own voices--from secret diary entries and artwork to excerpts from memoirs and recordings narrated after the war--"Terezin" explores the lives of Jewish people in one of the most infamous of the Nazi transit camps
Spring by Ruth Thomson( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and German and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a wide variety of projects and activities based on the theme of spring
Autumn by Ruth Thomson( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides art and craft projects and activities based on the theme of autumn
Summer by Ruth Thomson( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a variety of projects and activities based on the theme of summer
Winter by Ruth Thomson( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a wide variety of projects and activities based on the theme of winter
Aztecs : facts, things to make, activities by Ruth Thomson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Aztec civilization and includes instructions for craft projects
Have you started yet? by Ruth Thomson( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is about menstrual periods. It explains how and why periods happen, what to do about them and how to deal with any difficulties that arise. Included is a list of difficult words and an explanation of what they mean
Trees by Ruth Thomson( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing facts about trees
Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the twentieth-century American painter who drew much of her artistic inspiration from nature
Indians of the Plains : facts, things to make, activities by Ruth Thomson( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in German and English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and artwork look at the first Indians and various tribes throughout America, concentrating on the traditional way of life of the Indians of the Great Plains. Includes related craft ideas
Models by Helen Bliss( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of models from around the world, explains why they were created, and provides instructions for making models, including such projects as a toy theater, a model room, and stick creatures
Masks by Ruth Thomson( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instructions for creating masks based on styles from traditional cultures using common craft materials
Clothes by Ruth Thomson( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines clothes, how they are recycled and reused
The Rainforest Indians by Ruth Thomson( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the traditional way of life of the Yanomami. Includes activities in which common items represent what the Yanomami use, such as making a dugout canoe out of clay
Grammar is great! by Ruth Thomson( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple text teach young readers the basic rules of grammar, explaining how to use capital letters, commas, connectives, and nouns and verbs
Understanding farm animals by Ruth Thomson( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned illustrations and diagrams explain how farm animals behave and a chart to identify common breeds of farm animals is included
The Kingfisher first encyclopedia by Anne Civardi( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simplified illustrated encyclopedia with eighty-eight entries
All about shapes by Ruth Thomson( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presto the magician performs a number of tricks with circles, triangles, and other shapes
The Egyptians by Ruth Thomson( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the culture of ancient Egypt, including activities such as making a riverboat, collar necklace, model house, painted chest, mummy, and more
 
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.08 for All about ... to 0.50 for Masks / ...)

Alternative Names

controlled identityLawton, Frances, 1949-

Tomsone, Ruta 1949

روث تومسون، 1949-

روث تومسون، 1949 م-

トムスン, ルース

トムソン

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Terezín : voices from the HolocaustSpringAutumnSummerWinterAztecs : facts, things to make, activitiesHave you started yet?Trees