WorldCat Identities

McPhail, David 1940-

Overview
Works: 381 works in 1,537 publications in 9 languages and 139,398 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Readers (Publications)  Documentary films  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, 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 )

24 editions published between 1933 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 2,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,383 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 )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,967 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 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big brown bear turns blue with paint when a little bear accidentally knocks over his ladder with her baseball bat
Something special by David McPhail( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,865 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 )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is when the fix-it man is trying to repair the television and her parents are trying to entertain her that Emma becomes so interested in reading, she no longer cares about TV
Tell me the day backwards by Albert Lamb( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,770 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 )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,711 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 1,705 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
Santa's book of names by David McPhail( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,629 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 )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,597 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
I love you because you're you by Liza Baker( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother fox describes how she loves her son no matter how he feels or what he does
Big Pig and Little Pig by David McPhail( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Pig and Little Pig enjoy spending time together, though they take different approaches to the same task
When sheep sleep by Laura Joffe Numeroff( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text suggests other options when one tries to count sheep but discovers that they are all asleep
The puddle by David McPhail( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,512 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
Sisters by David McPhail( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his way to school, a small boy befriends a very large bear who is lost
Drawing lessons from a bear by David McPhail( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,459 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
If you were my bunny by Kate McMullan( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 1,419 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 1,418 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
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Audience level: 0.10 (from 0.04 for Edward and ... to 0.33 for Something ...)

Edward and the pirates
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 (283)

Spanish (30)

French (12)

Japanese (7)

Chinese (5)

German (1)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)

Tagalog (1)

Covers
Edward and the piratesMole musicBig brown bearFix-itTell me the day backwardsEmma's petThe teddy bearSanta's book of names