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Thomas, Pat 1959-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 261 publications in 4 languages and 17,584 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: HV903, 362.4
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Publications about Pat Thomas
Publications by Pat Thomas
Most widely held works by Pat Thomas
Don't call me special : a first look at disability by Pat Thomas( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
This picture book explores questions and concerns about disability in a simple and reassuring way. Younger children can find out what a disability is, and learn how people deal with their disabilities to live happy and full lives. Written by a psychotherapist and counselor, this book helps to foster acceptance and tolerance of people who are in some way "different."
I miss you : a first look at death by Pat Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
Explores the difficult issue of death for young children. Feelings and questions about this sensitive subject are looked at in a simple but realistic way. Written by a psychotherapist and counselor this book helps children to understand their loss and to come to terms with their feelings
Under the weather : how the weather and climate affect our health by Pat Thomas( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Under the Weather is a fact-filled look at the links between health and climate. Pat Thomas details both short-term and life-threatening conditions that can be aggravated by the weather and explains how to ease symptoms and protect yourself from the weather's growing extremes
Stop picking on me : a first look at bullying by Pat Thomas( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 854 libraries worldwide
This approachable picture book explores the difficult issue of bullying among children. It helps kids accept the normal fears and worries that accompany bullying and suggests ways to resolve this upsetting experience
My family's changing : a first look at family break up by Pat Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 840 libraries worldwide
This unusual picture book for younger children explores the issue of divorce. The author of this book is a psychotherapist and counselor and helps children to face their fears, worries and questions when their family is going through a break-up
I can be safe : a first look at safety by Pat Thomas( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Explains how to become aware of things children need to know and do in order to feel safe
My amazing body : a first look at health and fitness by Pat Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
A lively picture book explores the importance of a good diet and exercise, and encourages kids to make positive decisions about caring for themselves
I'm telling the truth : a first look at honesty by Pat Thomas( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Children are shown that although being honest can be hard sometimes, it is worth it. Everyone likes people who speak the truth and keep their word
My manners matter : a first look at being polite by Pat Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Boys and girls learn that good manners are a simple way of showing kindness and respect to people they know₇and to people they don't know. They are shown that being polite makes working and playing together more enjoyable for everyone
The skin I'm in : a first look at racism by Pat Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
A simple explanation of racism, its basic causes, and the ways in which it can lead to unfair practices
Why am I so tired? : a first look at childhood diabetes by Pat Thomas( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
This picture book helps children understand that with a little care, anyone with diabetes can live a normal life
Is it right to fight? : a first look at anger by Pat Thomas( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Explains anger as a normal part of life and discusses how to deal with it
My new family : a first look at adoption by Pat Thomas( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Explains adoption, the feelings of insecurity that such a situation may cause, and the nature of biological parents, adoptive parents, and foster parents
Do I have to go to school? a first look at starting school by Pat Thomas( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Books in the popular and growing" A First Look At" series speak directly to preschool and early-grades kids, encouraging them to explore their feelings and talk to trusted elders about things that bother them. These titles also give them a start in developing basic social skills, as well as explain things that might otherwise make kids anxious. The books are filled with child-friendly color illustrations and easy-to-understand text. Children are shown that school is an important place where they learn about the world outside their family, and where they begin to discover the joy of encountering new things, meeting new people, and having new experiences
Why is it so hard to breathe? : a first look at asthma by Pat Thomas( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
A picture book for children that explains what asthma is and how to live with it
I can do it! : a first look at not giving up by Pat Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Introduces young readers to the importance of learning to do new things, even when they are very difficult, and advises them to not be afraid of failure or making mistakes
Why do I feel scared? : a first look at being brave by Pat Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Introduces young readers to the importance of being brave in different ways, even when it is uncomfortable or scary, and advises them that being scared of some things is normal, but they can still show courage when they are afraid
Do I have to go to the dentist? : a first look at healthy teeth by Pat Thomas( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
A visit to the dentist can be a scary experience. This good-humored story emphasizes the dentist's role as a friend and advisor who ensures that boys and girls have healthy teeth and attractive smiles. Features an advice to parents section
Do i have to go to the hospital : a first look at going to the hospital by Pat Thomas( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Books in the popular and growing" A First Look At" series speak directly to preschool and early-grades kids, encouraging them to explore their feelings and talk to trusted elders about things that bother them. These titles also give them a start in developing basic social skills, as well as explain things that might otherwise make kids anxious. The books are filled with child-friendly color illustrations and easy-to-understand text. This reassuring book helps kids understand that sometimes, when they are sick, it is best that they go to a hospital. They can make new friends, have visitors, get special care from doctors and nurses -- and best of all, get well again
My brother, my sister, and me : a first look at sibling rivalry by Pat Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 365 libraries worldwide
This delightful picture book explores the dynamics of sibling realtionships in simple, reassuring terms. The difficulties, worries, and questions that may arise from life with brothers and sisters are made accessible to young children
 
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Thomas, Patricia 1959-
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