WorldCat Identities

Murphy, Stuart J. 1942-

Overview
Works: 304 works in 892 publications in 3 languages and 58,654 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Picture books  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Illustrated works  Big books  Pictorial works  Poetry  Software 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stuart J Murphy
A pair of socks by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Korean and held by 1,411 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 )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,268 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 )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 1,155 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
Betcha! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 1,141 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,139 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 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of different bugs compare their relative sizes while going on parade
Too many kangaroo things to do! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,076 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
Earth Day-hooray! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,064 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 )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the concept of subtraction through a rhyming text about a descending elevator
Every buddy counts by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Korean and held by 1,018 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 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 1,002 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
Get up and go! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 953 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
Double the ducks by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 952 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
Jump, kangaroo, jump by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kangaroo and his Australian animal friends divide themselves up into different groups for the various field day events at camp
It's about time! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 933 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
The penny pot by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 919 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
Beep beep, vroom vroom! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 887 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
Captain Invincible and the space shapes by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While piloting his spaceship through the skies, Captain Invincible encounters three-dimensional shapes, including cubes, cylinders, and pyramids
 
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Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.10 for Missing mi ... to 0.30 for Something ...)

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

ستيوارت ج. ميرفي، 1942-

머피, 스터드 J. 1942-

머피, 스튜어트 J. 1942-

머피, 스튜엇 J. 1942-

Languages
English (184)

Korean (4)

French (2)