WorldCat Identities

McPhail, David 1940-

Overview
Works: 415 works in 1,703 publications in 9 languages and 139,902 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Readers (Publications)  Board books  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PZ8.3.M4615, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David McPhail
 
Most widely held works by David McPhail
Pigs aplenty, pigs galore! by David McPhail( Book )

26 editions published between 1933 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 2,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pigs galore invade a house and have a wonderful party
Edward and the pirates by David McPhail( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once Edward has learned to read, books and his vivid imagination provide him with great adventures
Mole music by David McPhail( Recording )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling that something is missing in his simple life, Mole acquires a violin and learns to make beautiful, joyful music
Big brown bear by David McPhail( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big brown bear turns blue while painting when a little bear playing with her baseball bat accidentally knocks him off his ladder
Something special by David McPhail( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Surrounded by parents and siblings with remarkable talents, Sam yearns to be good at something himself, and finds his own special niche when he discovers the pleasures of painting."--Title page verso
Fix-it by David McPhail( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: One morning Emma gets up early to watch television. But the TV won't work. No one can fix it-not Mom, not Dad, not even the repairman. Neither can a balloon or a song or playing horsey fix Emma's disappointment. But then Emma's mother reads her a book. "Read it again," says Emma. "And again." And when Emma's father finally realizes what's wrong with the TV-it was just unplugged!-Emma is too busy reading to care. The power of books to enthrall has rarely been presented in such a clever, simple way for the TV-savvy preschool set
Tell me the day backwards by Albert Lamb( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he gets into bed, Timmy Bear asks his mother to play a game with him in which they remember everything he did during the day, but in reverse order
Emma's pet by David McPhail( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma's search for a soft, cuddly pet has a surprising ending
The teddy bear by David McPhail( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teddy bear, lost by the little boy who loves him, still feels loved after being rescued by a homeless man
I love you because you're you by Liza Baker( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in rhyming text and illustrations, a mother's love for her child no matter how he feels or what he does
Santa's book of names by David McPhail( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who has trouble reading helps Santa with his yearly rounds and receives a special Christmas present
The bear's toothache by David McPhail( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he discovers a bear with a toothache outside his window, a little boy tries to think of ways of removing the tooth
Sisters by David McPhail( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although two sisters are different in many ways, they are alike too--most importantly, in their love for each other
Big Pig and Little Pig by David McPhail( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Pig and Little Pig enjoy spending time together, though they take different approaches to the same task
The puddle by David McPhail( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy sets out to sail his boat in a puddle and is joined by a frog, a turtle, an alligator, a pig, and an elephant
When sheep sleep by Laura Joffe Numeroff( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text suggests other options when one tries to count sheep but discovers that they are all asleep
Drawing lessons from a bear by David McPhail( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bear explains how he became an artist, first experimenting with simple drawings, then continuing to draw both things around him and things in his imagination. Includes tips for drawing
Lost! by David McPhail( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his way to school, a small boy befriends a very large bear who is lost
If you were my bunny by Kate McMullan( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother tells her baby how she would care for it if it were a bunny, a kitten, or other animal infant; she then sings a lullaby about each baby animal
Pigs ahoy! by David McPhail( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man joins an ocean cruise on which some bad-mannered pigs create disaster while on board, and when the man returns home, a great surprise awaits him
 
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Audience level: 0.10 (from 0.04 for Edward and ... to 0.33 for Something ...)

Pigs aplenty, pigs galore!
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Edward and the piratesMole musicBig brown bearFix-itTell me the day backwardsEmma's petThe teddy bearI love you because you're you
Alternative Names
Mac Phail David

MacPhail David

MacPhail, David 1940-

MacPhail, David M

MacPhail, David Michael 1940-

Mc Phail David

McPhail David

McPhail, David 1940-

McPhail, David M.

McPhail, David M 1940-

McPhail, David M (David Michael) 1940-

McPhail, David Michael.

McPhail, David Michael 1940-

맥파일, 데이비드 1940-

맥페일, 데이비드 1940-

맥페일, 데이비드 M. 1940-

マクフェイル, D

マクフェイル, ディビッド

マクフェイル, デイヴィッド

マクフェイル, デイビッド

マクフェイル, デーヴィッド

マクフェイル, デービッド

Languages
English (311)

Spanish (28)

French (12)

Japanese (7)

Chinese (6)

German (1)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)

Tagalog (1)