WorldCat Identities

MacCarthy, Patricia

Overview
Works: 59 works in 142 publications in 5 languages and 8,204 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.M2773, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia MacCarthy
17 kings and 42 elephants by Margaret Mahy( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen kings and forty-two elephants romp with a variety of jungle animals during their journey through a wild, wet night
The five sisters by Margaret Mahy( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Sally's Nana can finish filling in the faces on a row of paper dolls which she has cut out, the five sisters are whisked off on a series of extraordinary adventures
Boom, baby, boom, boom! by Margaret Mahy( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's time for lunch. Leaving the baby to feed herself, Mum starts playing the drums, boom-boom-boom. But the animals are listening at the window are hungry. In creeps the cat, followed by the dog, the red rooster and his hens, the sheep and the cow. When Mum stops playing she is happy to see that baby has eaten every bit and bite of her lunch. Or has she?
The horrendous hullabaloo by Margaret Mahy( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miffed that her pirate nephew never invites her to the parties he attends, an old woman throws a wonderfully horrendous hullabaloo for herself and his parrot
Down the dragon's tongue by Margaret Mahy( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twins Harry and Miranda bring their buttoned-down father to the playground, he discovers that he does not want to stop sliding down the dragon's-tongue slide. Suggested level: junior, primary
Herds of words by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations provide examples of named groups of animals, people, and things, including a parliament of owls, a crew of sailors, and a fleet of ships
The tiniest mermaid by Laura Garnham( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night Lily rescues a mermaid who has been hurt in a terrible storm. She takes the tiny mermaid home to care for her and Lily and Delphi become the best of friends. Delphi shows Lily a magical world where mermaids play with sea horses and swim through coral palaces. But as Delphi gets better she must leave Lily and return to the sea
Animals galore! by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations provide examples of named groups of animals, including a bed of eels, a pride of lions, a knot of toads, and a pod of whales
Ocean parade : a counting book by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An array of colorful fish of different shapes and sizes introduces the numbers one through twenty and the concepts of color and shape
Cat & Kit by Jenny Koralek( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat finds young Kit alone in the woods, and takes it upon himself to teach the kitten how to live in the wild
Moon forest by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a fox as he prowls through the trees during the night looking for food, passing a deer, pheasant, rabbit, and other nocturnal woodland creatures along the way
The haunting by Margaret Mahy( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BArney is being haunted - But, is he in danger? - His sisters try to unravel the mystery as the ghostly footsteps move ever closer in his mind
Owl's lost hoot by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Rose wakes up in the night because it is so quiet she's sure there is something wrong. With Buttercup's help she soon discovers that Owl has stopped hooting, but what she doesn't know is why? Join Rose, Buttercup and the other Dewdrop Fairies as they try to find Owl's lost hoot!"--Publisher's description
Mr Berry's ice-cream parlour by Jennifer Zabel( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moonlit picnic by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hide-and-seek by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a hot sleepy afternoon in the garden and Bluebell and Violet are dozing happily in their spider web hammocks. Suddenly they're interrupted by a terrific thumping noise coming from Mummy Rabbit's warren. Poor Mummy Rabbit is having a terrible time with her five naughty bunnies - she just doesn't know what to do with them. So she is very pleased when Bluebell and Violet offer to play with them. Join them on a fun game of hide and seek and see whether the Dewdrop babies can find all five bunnies
Viola's secret by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violet's friend Viola has come to stay. When she climbs the tallest tree in the garden, dives into the lake and even does a tightrope walk on Spider's thread, the other Dewdrop Babies think she is very brave. But at bed-time they discover that she's not so brave after all because Viola is scared of the dark. The Dewdrop Babies gather round to make her feel better. They ask the glow worms to glow all night, they tuck Viola into her cosy bed, sing her a lullaby and read her a bed-time story and before long she is fast asleep
Sweetpea's surprise by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day, when looking after her flower, Rose discovers a caterpillar munching on one of the leaves. She's very worried for her flower so she decides to go to Sweetpea for help. By the time she goes back to her flower, the caterpillar is gone and instead there's a hard shiny thing hanging from the leaf. Rose goes back to check on her flower every day for two weeks and on the 14th day she finds something magical. Join her and find out what Sweetpea's surprise is
Up, up and away by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big storm by Patricia MacCarthy( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dewdrop Babies are decorating the great hall with petals they've collected in the garden, but when Bluebell and the others get themselves into a huge mess with the sticky paste, they decide to go outside so the rain can wash them clean again! Find out what happens when they get caught in an enormous storm and meet some of their friends along the way
 
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17 kings and 42 elephants
Alternative Names
Mac Carthy Patricia

MacCarthy, Pat

Mc Carthy Patricia

McCarthy Patricia

מקרתי, פטרישה

매카시, 퍼트리샤

맥카씨, 패트리샤

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The five sistersBoom, baby, boom, boom!The horrendous hullabalooDown the dragon's tongueThe tiniest mermaidCat & KitThe hauntingOwl's lost hoot