Books by Patricia Thomas

GREEN BEAN! GREEN BEAN! by Patricia Thomas
Released: March 25, 2016

"An interestingly presented and well-written story of gardening for the young ones, but it's brought low by its illustrations. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Scarlet runner beans planted by a little girl grow in their natural cycle in this picture book. Read full book review >
RED SLED by Patricia Thomas
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A quietly exhilarating ride. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A father and son go sledding in this deceptively simple tale. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"There is a strikingly rare synergy between the poetry and the illustrations in this truly remarkable addition to the pantheon of books on the four seasons for school-aged children. (Poetry. 7-11)"
Considering nature as artistic medium, Thomas opens with a poem about nature sketching winter; Orback illustrates it so, adding bits of color on succeeding pages. Read full book review >
FIREFLY MOUNTAIN by Patricia Thomas
Released: March 1, 2007

"Just a bit too much. (Picture book. 6-9)"
The narrator, a girl who "was little, last summer," recounts waiting on a very hot summer day for full dark, when her parents would take her and her brother to see the firefly mountain. Read full book review >