WorldCat Identities

Murphy, Jill 1949-

Overview
Works: 315 works in 1,272 publications in 24 languages and 29,648 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Domestic fiction  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Big books  Board books  Braille books  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.M9534, E
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Most widely held works about Jill Murphy
 
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Five minutes' peace by Jill Murphy( Book )

69 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Large tries to take a peaceful, relaxing bath but her family has other ideas
Peace at last by Jill Murphy( Book )

116 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bear has trouble falling asleep, no matter how or where he tries
The worst witch by Jill Murphy( Book )

95 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches - she's always getting her spells wrong. But she manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy
All in one piece by Jill Murphy( Book )

52 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four young elephants help their parents get ready to go to a dinner dance
A quiet night in by Jill Murphy( Book )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Large's attempt to put the children to bed early and have a quiet night on their own has an unexpected ending. Suggested level: junior, primary
A piece of cake by Jill Murphy( Book )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother elephant convinced that she is getting fat puts her family on a diet despite their protests that elephants are supposed to be fat. Suggested level: junior, primary
The worst witch strikes again by Jill Murphy( Book )

52 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disaster-prone Mildred Hubble finds that despite her best efforts she still manages to get into trouble at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, especially after she is put in charge of the new girl, the seemingly placid Enid Nightshade
The last noo-noo by Jill Murphy( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His grandmother thinks he is too big to have a pacifier, his mother agrees, and the other monster children make fun of him, but Marlon will not give up his noo-noo until he is ready
Mr. Large in charge by Jill Murphy( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Large the elephant tells his ill wife he will take care of the family while she rests in bed, she finds it difficult to relax with all the commotion in the house
The worst witch saves the day by Jill Murphy( Book )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Hubble is determined that her third year at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches will be her best, especially without the horrible Miss Hardbroom, but the new teacher seems very odd and Mildred can not resist investigating
A bad spell for the worst witch by Jill Murphy( Book )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mildred Hubble's misadventures at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches
All for one by Jill Murphy( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon tries very hard to be part of the neighborhood games until he finds something else to do that makes everyone want to join him
Dear hound by Jill Murphy( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alfie, a timid deerhound puppy, gets lost in the woods, he will do almost anything--including befriending a pair of foxes--to find his way home to his beloved boy, Charlie, who refuses to believe Alfie is gone for good
The worst witch to the rescue by Jill Murphy( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovable but accident-prone Mildred Hubble is possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches. She always tries her best, but her spells never seem to go right. In her latest adventure, Mildred is set up for disaster by her arch nemesis, Ethel Hallow. Ethel steals Mildred's summer project and her enchanted tortoise, Einstein, and Mildred must brave a broomstick flight through a violent thunderstorm to rescue him. But will she ever get back into Miss Hardbroom's good graces?
What next, baby bear! by Jill Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While his mother readies his bath, Baby Bear makes a quick trip to the moon
Whatever next! by Jill Murphy( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While his mother readies his bath, Baby Bear makes a quick trip to the moon
The worst witch at sea by Jill Murphy( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and French and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Mildred Hubble, an apprentice witch with a reputation for being the worst student at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, smuggles her cat Tabby on a class trip to Gloomy Cove with unexpected results
The worst witch all at sea by Jill Murphy( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Hubble, the worst witch in Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, can't bear to leave behind her beloved cat, Tabby, when the class goes for a week at the seaside. Secretly taking Tabby along gets Mildred into lots of trouble
Worlds apart by Jill Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though happy living with her mother in London, twelve-year-old Susan is consumed by curiosity about the identity of her father and goes on a quest to look for him
The worst witch and the wishing star by Jill Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy is back in an exciting, very funny 7th adventure. In The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star, Mildred, notoriously the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, makes a wish on a shooting star - and to her great surprise it comes true! But it also spells trouble. Mildred's wish-come-true is a small dog but she has to keep him a secret from her friends, and especially the formidable Miss Hardbroom. It's a disaster waiting to happen ... and it does ...! The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star launches a stunning new cover look and an appealing squarer format across the whole of the Worst Witch series which includes The Worst Witch; The Worst Witch Strikes Again; A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch; The Worst Witch all at Sea; The Worst Witch Saves the Day and The Worst Witch to the Rescue. Jill Murphy was born in London in 1949. From a very early age she was drawing and writing stories, and was already putting books together (literally, with a stapler) by the time she was six. She went on to study at Chelsea, Croydon and Camberwell Schools of Art. Jill worked in a children's home for four years and as a nanny for a year, before becoming a freelance writer and illustrator. The Worst Witch stories, of which this is the seventh, are some of Puffin's most successful titles
 
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Five minutes' peace
Alternative Names
BIOGRAFIA JILL MURPHY

Jill Murphy britische Schriftstellerin

Jill Murphy Brits schrijfster

Jill Murphy brittisk barnboksförfattarinna

Jill Murphy brytyjska pisarka

Meerfi, Jil 1949-

Murphy, Jill

Murpy, Jill 1949-

머피, 질 1949-

マーフィ, ジル

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Peace at lastThe worst witchAll in one pieceA quiet night inA piece of cakeThe worst witch strikes againThe last noo-nooMr. Large in charge