WorldCat Identities

Murphy, Stuart J. 1942-

Overview
Works: 245 works in 636 publications in 5 languages and 60,398 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works  Software 
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 )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces pattern recognition as a sock searches the house for its lost mate
Divide and ride by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches division as a group of friends goes on different carnival rides
Give me half! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,293 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
Missing mittens by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 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
Betcha! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 1,182 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
Just enough carrots by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a bunny and his mother shop in a grocery store for lunch guests, the reader may count and compare the amounts of carrots, peanuts, and worms in the grocery carts of other shoppers
Too many kangaroo things to do! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,135 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
The best bug parade by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of different bugs compare their relative sizes while going on parade
The best vacation ever by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Korean and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The family needs a break. But where should they go? A very smart and practical little girl asks some key questions and charts the answers. Is there any place that'll make everyone happy? Learning to organize and interpret data develops the ability for critical thought."--Page 4, cover
Every buddy counts by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl goes through the day counting her "buddies" which include one hamster, two sisters, three kittens, etc
Earth Day-hooray! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,062 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
Elevator magic by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,052 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 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 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
Jump, kangaroo, jump by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kangaroo and his Australian animal friends divide themselves up into different groups for the various field day events at camp
Double the ducks by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 983 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 )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 982 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
The penny pot by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 967 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
It's about time! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 939 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
Beep beep, vroom vroom! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 927 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
Monster musical chairs by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As six monsters play a wild game of musical chairs, readers learn to subtract--one chair at a time
 
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Alternative Names
Murphy, Stuart 1942-

ستيوارت ج. ميرفي، 1942-

머피, 스튜엇 J. 1942-

Languages
English (131)

Korean (7)

French (7)

Chinese (4)

Arabic (3)

Covers
Divide and rideGive me half!Missing mittensBetcha!Just enough carrotsToo many kangaroo things to do!The best bug paradeThe best vacation ever