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General Information

Name:  Patricia Toht  

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Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;


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Toht lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Toht is a children's author, poet, middle school library associate, reader, and traveler. She once owned a children's bookshop called Never Never Land before turning her love of children's books into a love of writing. For most of her life she has lived in the Chicago area, but was lucky to live in England for four years.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

All Aboard the London Bus
ISBN: 1847808573. OCLC Number: 956624569

Frances Lincoln Children's Books. .

Invite readers to join a family of four on a sightseeing trip around London, including all of its landmarks like Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the London Eye.

Daily Life in Ancient and Modern Moscow
ISBN: 0822532204. OCLC Number: 43207166

Runestone Press,. .

A historical exploration of events and daily life in Moscow in both ancient and modern times.

Dress Like a Girl
ISBN: 0062798928. OCLC Number: 1032357110

HarperCollins. .

Explores the concept of dressing like a girl, in which girls dress in space suits, police officer uniforms, and laboratory coats to prove that girls can be anything they want to be.

Pick a Pine Tree
ISBN: 0763695718. OCLC Number: 969376797

Candlewick. .

A holiday read-aloud evokes the rituals of decorating a Christmas tree, from picking out just the right tree and digging out boxes of decorations to stringing tinsel and turning on the twinkling lights.

Picke a Pumpkin
ISBN: 1536207640. OCLC Number: 1057303919

Candlewick. .

One of the most loved Halloween traditions is visiting a pumpkin patch and picking out the perfect pumpkin! Once you bring your pumpkin home, invite your friends and family to form a carving crew and help you turn that perfect pumpkin into--a grinning, glowing jack-o'-lantern! With vibrant, joyful art and a rhythmic, read-aloud text filled with the spirit of community and the thrills of the season, here is a celebration of every fun-filled step in creating the perfect jack-o'-lantern on Halloween night!--Book jacket.