WorldCat Identities

Spurr, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 53 works in 113 publications in 6 languages and 10,064 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Board books  Stories in rhyme  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.S7695, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Spurr
Pumpkin Hill by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The townspeople must decide what to do with thousands of pumpkins that roll down a hill and into their midst just before Halloween
Farm life by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhymed descriptions of life on a farm introduce basic colors and the numbers one to ten
Halloween skyride by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred the witch picks up one too many guests on her broom on the way to a Halloween feast
The long, long letter by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother's long, long letter brings Aunt Hetta surprise and adventure, as the loose pages bury her house and keep her warm during the winter
The biggest birthday cake in the world by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The richest and fattest man in the world wishes for the biggest birthday cake in the world, and on his birthday discovers the joy of sharing
The Peterkins' Thanksgiving by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the eccentric Peterkin family sits down to Thanksgiving dinner, they learn that their turkey and the rest of the food has become stuck in the dumbwaiter
A pig named Perrier by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perrier, a Hollywood starlet's favorite potbellied pig, discovers the mud pit is better than the limelight
Surfer dog by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After moving to a new California beach town, eleven-year-old Pete feels lonely until he meets a dog that shares his passion for surfing
Mrs. Minetta's car pool by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every Friday, when Mrs. Minetta, who is no one's mother, drives the carpool, the car, instead of going to school as usual, heads for the beach or some other equally wonderful place
In the garden by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and brief rhymes depict a young boy digging in the dirt and planting seeds that, over time, grow into shoots, leaves, blossoms, and fruit
The Peterkins' Christmas by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their usual silliness reigns as the eccentric Peterkin family prepares for Christmas
Monsters, mind your manners! by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the terrible ways monsters may behave in one's home, on crowded sidewalks, on a bus, or at school as they do what they wish without thinking of others
The gumdrop tree by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father gives her a bag of colorful, sugary gumdrops to eat, a little girl decides to plant them instead
Disney's Christmas storybook by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the magic of a Disney Christmas in this collection of 18 easy-to-read stories. Join your favorite characters as they rejoice in the holiday spirit"--Page 4 of cover
At the beach by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and brief rhyming text depict a boy and his mother spending a day at the beach
In the woods by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In illustrations and brief rhyming text, depicts the camping trip taken by a boy and his father
Mama's birthday surprise by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children grow up with their hard-working mother's stories about her rich uncle back in Mexico, but when they save money for a visit, they learn a surprising truth
In the wind by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and brief rhymes depict flying a kite on a windy day
Lupe & me by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-year-old Susan forms a special friendship with her family's young housekeeper, Lupe, who introduces her to Mexican customs and the Spanish language
Happy sparkling Hanukkah by Elizabeth Spurr( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family celebrates Hanukkah by lighting a menorah, exchanging gifts, sharing a special meal, and playing dreidel. On board pages
 
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Pumpkin Hill
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Farm lifeHalloween skyrideThe long, long letterThe Peterkins' ThanksgivingA pig named PerrierSurfer dogThe Peterkins' ChristmasMonsters, mind your manners!