WorldCat Identities

Quinn, Pat 1947-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 152 publications in 2 languages and 1,779 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.Q566, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pat Quinn
Bumble bee by Pat Quinn( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Maori and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te kaha o te hau by Pat Quinn( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Maori and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a simple introduction to the wind turbine
Free fall by Pat Quinn( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes techniques and equipment for skydiving and focuses on the record attempt of 100 women diving in formation
He aha koia te māwhaiwhai ki te ao? by Pat Quinn( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Maori and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the author and five children from around the world use the Internet, and answers questions such as who invented the Internet, how does it work, how is email delivered, what is the World Wide Web, and how do I set up a website. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Te Nuku oneone by Pat Quinn( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Maori and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Goodman drives a fifty-tonne motor scraper for an earth-moving company. He talks about his job and how his machine operates. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Dragor, or, How a dragon suffering from prickly heat saved the world from perpetual winter and established a well-known weed- by Pat Quinn( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jill the knight has found the sun but it's being guarded by a dragon! Can she create a clever plot to win it back?"--Back cover. Suggested level: junior, primary
Am I windsurfing! by Pat Quinn( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Maori and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Anna's first attempts at windsurfing, as she finds out about what equipment to use. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Leopold the wondercat by Pat Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big, ugly, fully grown cat like Leopold may be a disappointing birthday present but then his owner realises that he can not only be trained to enter dog trials, but can train the neighbours' cats to compete as well. Suggested level: junior
The value of X by Pat Quinn( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen year old Kay deals with the trials of teenage life including an angry science teacher, a strident mother, shifting friendships and a school dance. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Too chicken by Pat Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amy wants to be the star of the Captain Fry's chicken pies ad, but when she turns up on the big day, it's not exactly what she had in mind. How will anyone know it's her, when she's stuck inside a chicken suit? Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Starz by Pat Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorrie, Harriet and Sarah decide to audition for the school concert. But Lorrie misreads the audition time and the girls miss out. Harriet and Sarah are furious so Lorrie has to find a way to make amends. But is joining a band called N Space the answer, and does it mean the end of Ratz? Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Go Horatio! by Pat Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Amy wants for her birthday is a dog. A wonder dog just like on TV. But instead she ends up with Horatio, a big, ugly cat with a chewed up ear. Oh what a disaster! Stubborn old Horatio just isn't interested in learning dog tricks. That is until an unexpected stranger makes a home in Amy's backyard. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Sailing with New Zealand Endeavour by Pat Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history of the race, what conditions were like aboard the Endeavour, and how the boat was designed and built. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Kirsty & Lionel : a novel based on the top-rating television series Shortland Street by Pat Quinn( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sounds crazy by Pat Quinn( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shannon is desperate to be a singer, but being in a band and getting along with each other isn't easy. Can the band overcome their problems and find success in the Rock Quest? Suggested level: secondary
Volcanoes : hot rock in a cool world by Pat Quinn( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shooting for her goal by Pat Quinn( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jodi te Huna talks about playing netball for the Wellington Smokefree Capital Shakers and the New Zealand under-21 team. Physical fitness for netball, training activities for netball players, injuries in netball, balance and the centre of gravity, energy changes in a bouncing ball, energy from food, and muscles and muscle function are also discussed. Suggested level: secondary
RATZ by Pat Quinn( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorrie has a most wonderful idea: Harriet, Jade, Julie, Sarah and Lorrie will form a group to sing at Ms Davison's charity concert to raise money for a new piano. But for some reason, everyone at the concert thinks that Lorrie is presenting a comedy act and none of the girls want to carry on singing with the new group. But it gets worse. Harriet's cats Muffin and Minky kill Sarah's rats Mikey and Pearl. And it's probably all Lorrie's fault. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Recycling rubbish by Pat Quinn( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different ways in which rubbish can be recycled, including making polyester fibre from soft drinks bottles, and using the methane gas given off by landfills to generate power. Also includes a chapter on worm farming. Suggested level: primary
Weathering and erosion : the shaping of our landscape by Pat Quinn( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series which aims to help teachers in primary schools to build children's understandings of science concepts in stages. The concepts link to each other and build stage by stage towards a major concept - a "Big Idea"
 
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Leopold the wondercat
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He aha koia te māwhaiwhai ki te ao?Leopold the wondercatRecycling rubbish