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Murphy, Stuart J. 1942-

Overview
Works: 236 works in 506 publications in 4 languages and 60,684 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Poetry 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA115, 513.211
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Most widely held works by Stuart J Murphy
A pair of socks by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
Introduces pattern recognition as a sock searches the house for its lost mate
Divide and ride by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Teaches division as a group of friends goes on different carnival rides
Give me half! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,311 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,230 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 )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,219 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 )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,204 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 )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,167 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 )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
A variety of different bugs compare their relative sizes while going on parade
Every buddy counts by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,096 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 )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A young girl uses data-collecting and problem-solving skills to determine where her family should go for a vacation
Elevator magic by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
Explains the concept of subtraction through a rhyming text about a descending elevator
Earth Day-hooray! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,053 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
Get up and go! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,025 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
Lemonade for sale by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 1,024 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 )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 995 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 )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 991 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
The penny pot by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 980 libraries worldwide
The face painting booth at the school fair provides plenty of opportunities to count combinations of coins adding up to fifty
Monster musical chairs by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 947 libraries worldwide
As six monsters play a wild game of musical chairs, readers learn to subtract--one chair at a time
Beep beep, vroom vroom! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 940 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
It's about time! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 938 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
 
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Alternative Names
Murphy, Stuart 1942-
ستيوارت ج. ميرفي، 1942-
Languages
English (100)
Korean (6)
French (6)
Arabic (2)
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