WorldCat Identities

McElmurry, Jill

Works: 39 works in 165 publications in 7 languages and 20,771 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Board books  Biography  Biographies  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Lift-the-flap books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: SB63.S47, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jill McElmurry
Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle( Book )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends. On board pages
Little Blue Truck leads the way by Alice Schertle( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country truck feels out of place in the speedy, noisy city until he comes to the rescue during a giant traffic jam
The tree lady : the true story of how one tree-loving woman changed a city forever by H. Joseph Hopkins( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katherine Olivia Sessions never thought she'd live in a place without trees. After all, Kate grew up among the towering pines and redwoods of Northern California. But after becoming the first woman to graduate from the University of California with a degree in science, she took a job as a teacher far south in the dry desert town of San Diego. Where there were almost no trees. Kate decided that San Diego needed trees more than anything else. So this trailblazing young woman singlehandedly started a massive movement that transformed the town into the green, garden-filled oasis it is today. Now, more than 100 years after Kate first arrived in San Diego, her gorgeous gardens and parks can be found all over the city
Our nest by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhymed view of the interrelatedness and belonging of all things and creatures in the universe, from the stars, to the sea, to a mouse, to a child. Grades K-3. 2004
It's a miracle! : a Hanukkah storybook by Stephanie Spinner( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night of Hanukkah Grandma tells a story at bedtime. Includes the Hanukkah legend
When Otis courted Mama by Kathi Appelt( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While his life seems perfectly good as it is, Cardell, a young coyote, learns to tolerate--and even like--the coyote that is courting his mother
Little Blue Truck's Christmas by Alice Schertle( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Little Blue Truck is spreading cheer by delivering Christmas trees to his animal friends. Can you help count each green tree?"--
Sharing the bread : an old-fashioned Thanksgiving story by Pat Zietlow Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a family's preparations for their Thanksgiving feast, with everyone pitching in to help--including Baby, who sleeps quiet as a mouse
Who stole Mona Lisa? by Ruthie Knapp( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci portrait known as the Mona Lisa, including its 1911 theft from the Louvre in Paris, from the point of view of the subject of the painting. Includes an author's note with facts about the painting
The hound from the pound by Jessica Swaim( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lonely Miss Mary Lynn MacIntosh decides to adopt Blue, a basset hound from the pound, she gets far more companionship than she ever expected
I'm not a baby! by Jill McElmurry( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the years go by, the members of Leo Leotardi's family continue to think he is just a baby
The Kettles get new clothes by Dayle Ann Dodds( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a year the Kettles get new clothes, plain and simple as you please. But this year their favorite shop has been taken over by Monsieur Pip's fancy boutique! Soon they're on a wild ride through the world of high fashion, in crazy patterns and every color of the rainbow
What's your favorite color? by Eric Carle( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen children's book artists, including Lauren Castillo, Frann Preston-Gannon, and Melissa Sweet, share their favorite colors and explain why they love them. This personal collection will inspire readers to create favorite-color drawings and stories of their own
The one and only Marigold by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the misadventures of Marigold, a monkey, as she shops with her mother for a coat, makes a hobby of "bugging" her best friend, Maxine the hippo, and imaginatively copes with finding the right outfit for the first day of school
Little Blue Truck's Halloween by Alice Schertle( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a Halloween costume party in this lift-the-flap board book
The pirate princess by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of the royal life, Princess Bea boards a pirate ship and sets out for adventure on the high seas but soon finds she is not good at swabbing decks, cooking in the galley, or keeping watch from the crow's nest
Mario makes a move by Jill McElmurry( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario and Isabelle, two squirrels, teach each other their amazing dance moves. Includes facts about squirrels
I'm small and other verses by Lilian Moore( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of very short poems, including "Snowsuit," "Alone," and "I Like Peanut Butter."
Mess pets by Jill McElmurry( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two very different sisters learn to find a compromise between tidiness and total disarray after they share a zany adventure
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Audience level: 0.09 (from 0.00 for Little Blu ... to 0.31 for Something ...)

Little Blue Truck
Alternative Names
Mac Elmurry, Jill

MacElmurry, Jill

Mc Elmurry, Jill

מקלמרי, ג'יל

맥엘머리, 질

맥켈머리, 질

マケルマリー, ジル

マックエルマリー, ジル

English (101)

Chinese (10)

Japanese (8)

Spanish (7)

French (2)

Hebrew (2)

Dutch (2)

Little Blue Truck leads the wayOur nestIt's a miracle! : a Hanukkah storybookWho stole Mona Lisa?The hound from the poundI'm not a baby!The Kettles get new clothesThe one and only Marigold