WorldCat Identities

Murphy, Stuart J. 1942-

Overview
Works: 364 works in 1,078 publications in 5 languages and 57,462 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  High interest-low vocabulary books  Illustrated works  Big books  Pictorial works  Academic theses 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA115, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stuart J Murphy
A pair of socks by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Korean and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces pattern recognition as a sock searches the house for its lost mate
Give me half! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the concept of halves using a simple rhyming story about a brother and sister who do not want to share their food
Divide and ride by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches division as a group of friends goes on different carnival rides
Just enough carrots by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Rabbit goes grocery shopping with his mom, comparing amounts is easy. He knows what they should buy: more carrots and fewer worms!"--Page 4 of cover
Betcha! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a dialog between two friends, one who estimates, one who counts precisely, to show estimation at work in everyday life
Missing mittens by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a farmer tries to find the correct number of mittens for his various farmyard animals, the reader is introduced to odd and even numbers
The best bug parade by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of different bugs compare their relative sizes while going on parade
Earth Day-hooray! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drive to recycle cans on Earth Day teaches the children of the Maple Street School Save-the-Planet Club about place value
Too many kangaroo things to do! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprise birthday party planned for a kangaroo by his friends provides many opportunities for the reader to add and multiply various things
Elevator magic by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the concept of subtraction through a rhyming text about a descending elevator
Lemonade for sale by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elm Street Kids' Club decides to sell lemonade to earn money to fix up their clubhouse and they use a graph to keep track of their sales
Every buddy counts by Stuart J Murphey( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Korean and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl goes through the day counting her "buddies" which include one hamster, two sisters, three kittens, etc
The best vacation ever by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl uses data-collecting and problem-solving skills to determine where her family should go for a vacation
Double the ducks by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy works very hard taking care of five little ducks, then they go for a walk and each duck brings home a friend making double the work
Get up and go! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains through the use of rhyme the concepts of timelines and addition as a girl gets ready for school with the help of her smart dog
It's about time! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's About Time-to wake up-to learn, to play, to read-to cuddle up in the blankets and to dream. A twenty-four -- hour day is full of great things to do! Endearing illustrations depicting things kids do every day make this an easy introduction to the skill of telling time, perfect for very young readers
Jump, kangaroo, jump by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2020 in English and Chinese and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kangaroo and his Australian animal friends divide themselves up into different groups for the various field day events at camp
Beep beep, vroom vroom! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Molly plays with her big brother's toy cars, readers will see and recognize patterns, an essential first step in learning to reason from the specific to the general
The penny pot by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face painting booth at the school fair provides plenty of opportunities to count combinations of coins adding up to fifty
Let's fly a kite by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two squabbling siblings learn about symmetry when their babysitter helps them build and fly a kite
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.11 for Missing mi ... to 0.36 for Stuart J. ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Covers
Give me half!Divide and rideJust enough carrotsBetcha!Missing mittensThe best bug paradeEarth Day-hooray!Too many kangaroo things to do!
Alternative Names
Murphy, Stuart 1942-

ستيوارت ج. ميرفي، 1942-

머피, 스터드 J. 1942-

머피, 스튜어트 J. 1942-

머피, 스튜엇 J. 1942-

Languages
English (208)

Korean (5)

Spanish (4)

Chinese (2)

French (1)