WorldCat Identities

McElmurry, Jill

Works: 58 works in 262 publications in 10 languages and 22,491 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Board books  Lift-the-flap books  Biographies  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: SB63.S47, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jill McElmurry
Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle( Book )

48 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 4,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,133 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 )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 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
Little Blue Truck's Christmas by Alice Schertle( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 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 )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate food and family with this heartwarming Thanksgiving picture book. In this spirited ode to the holiday, set at the turn of the twentieth century, a large family works together to make their special meal. Mama prepares the turkey, Daddy tends the fire, Sister kneads, and Brother bastes. Everyone--from Grandma and Grandpa to the littlest baby--has a special job to do. Told in spare, rhythmic verse and lively illustrations, Sharing the Bread is a perfect read-aloud to celebrate the Thanksgiving tradition. -- Provided by publisher
What's your favorite color? by Eric Carle( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 902 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
Little Blue Truck's Halloween by Alice Schertle( Book )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 883 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
It's a miracle! : a Hanukkah storybook by Stephanie Spinner( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 877 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 866 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
Our nest by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 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
Little Blue Truck's springtime : a lift-the-flap book by Alice Schertle( Book )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lift the flaps to discover the animal babies encountered by Toad and Little Blue Truck when they drive to the farm in the spring
Who stole Mona Lisa? by Ruthie Knapp( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 789 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 761 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 724 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 )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the small town store where they usually buy their clothes changes hands, the Kettles are in for a surprise on their annual shopping trip
The pirate princess by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 614 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. Will her special talent be enough to save her from walking the plank?
The one and only Marigold by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Korean and held by 609 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
Mad about plaid! by Jill McElmurry( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she finds a lonely little purse in the park and takes it home, a young girl finds her whole world turns plaid
Mario makes a move by Jill McElmurry( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and Korean and held by 594 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 )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of very short poems, including "Snowsuit," "Alone," and "I Like Peanut Butter."
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.00 for Little Blu ... to 0.32 for I'm small ...)

Little Blue Truck
Little Blue Truck leads the wayIt's a miracle! : a Hanukkah storybookOur nestWho stole Mona Lisa?The hound from the poundI'm not a baby!The Kettles get new clothesThe one and only Marigold
Alternative Names
Jill McElmurry Amerikaans illustratrice (1954-2017)

Jill McElmurry illustrator and painter

Mac Elmurry, Jill

MacElmurry, Jill

Mc Elmurry, Jill

מקלמרי, ג'יל

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マケルマリー, ジル

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