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Ambrus, Victor G.

Overview
Works: 776 works in 2,025 publications in 7 languages and 53,497 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  History  Fairy tales  Drama  Legends  Biographies  Christmas fiction  Arthurian romances 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Other, Editor, Illuminator, Translator, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ10.3.S38, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victor G Ambrus
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Book )

30 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story told from the horse's point of view about what it was like to be entirely dependent on humans, whether they were kind or cruel
The mystery of Stonehenge by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines the efforts of several modern scientists to explain the ancient mystery of Stonehenge; who built it and why? How was it built and when?
Shakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the play by Stewart Ross( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are transported to Shakespeare's time and the story is told of how he wrote one of his greatest plays
Tales of King Arthur by James Riordan( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve of the best-known tales of King Arthur and his knights, retold from Malory's "Morte d'Arthur" and other medieval sources
How the reindeer saved Santa by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deciding that his sleigh is too old to use for delivering presents, Santa Claus gets a helicopter but finds after several mishaps that his sleigh and reindeer are still the most reliable transportation
The Canterbury tales by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated retelling of Geoffrey Chaucer's famous work in which a group of pilgrims in fourteenth-century England tell each other stories as they travel on a pilgrimage to the cathedral at Canterbury
Flambards by K. M Peyton( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old orphan girl is faced with a radically different way of life when she is sent to live with a crippled tyrannical uncle, who is obsessed with hounds and horses and who expects her and his two sons to follow in his footsteps
Santa Claus forever! by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a particularly difficult Christmas Eve, Santa decides to retire, but when he sees his replacement, he changes his mind
The three poor tailors by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hungarian folktale in which three tailors take a trip to town on a nannygoat
Favorite tales from Shakespeare by Bernard Miles( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations into story form of five of Shakespeare's plays
Robin Hood, his life and legend by Bernard Miles( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The introduction and epilogue explore the history behind the folklore. The author has drawn on Medieval ballads and legends to create this story.ry.__
A valentine fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of how Valentine's Day came into existence and of how the heart became its symbol
The bushbabies by William Stevenson( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl's foolish desire to return her bushbaby to the wild with the help her father's former assistant, a bushman, is complicated by fire, drought and flood and by the authorities who assume she has been kidnapped
The Iliad by Nick McCarty( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivid illustrations by noted artist Victor Ambrus brings to life this new retelling of Paris' doomed love for Helen and the years of siege that roiled the ancient city of Troy
Drawing animals by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of practical tips on how to draw wild and domestic animals, with examples ranging from dogs to ostriches to donkeys
Tales from the Arabian nights by James Riordan( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine of the tales told by Shaharazad to enchant the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives
Eric the Red : the Viking adventurer by Neil Grant( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the saga of the Norse explorer who settled Greenland
The farthest-away mountain by Lynne Reid Banks( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl embarks on a dangerous adventure to fulfill her three desires: to visit the farthest-away mountain, to meet a gargoyle, and to find a prince for a husband
A Christmas fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the boyhood of Santa Claus and how he got into the "present business."
Flambards in summer by K. M Peyton( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband is killed in the war in 1916, twenty-one-year old Christina returns to take care of the deserted estate where she grew up. Sequel to Flambards and The Edge of the Cloud
 
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Shakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the play
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Shakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the playThe Canterbury talesFlambardsThe IliadDrawing animalsEric the Red : the Viking adventurerThe farthest-away mountainFlambards in summer
Alternative Names
Ambrus 1935-

Ambrus, Gyozo 1935-

Ambrus, Gyozo 1935-2021

Ambrus, Győző László

Ambrus, Gyözö László, 1935-

Ambrus, Gyozo László 1935-2021

Ambrus, László Gyö̋zö̋ 1935-

Ambrus, László Gyö̋zö̋ 1935-2021

Ambrus, V. 1935-

Ambrus, V. 1935-2021

Ambrus, V. G. 1935-

Ambrus, V. G. 1935-2021

Ambrus, Victor

Ambrus Victor 1935-....

Ambrus, Victor C.

Ambrus, Victor C. 1935-

Ambrus, Victor C. 1935-2021

Ambrus, Victor G.

Ambrus, Victor G 1935-

Ambrus, Victor G. 1935-2021

Ambrus Viktor

Ambrus Viktor (1935–) magyar származású brit illusztrátor

Ambrus, Viktor G. 1935-

Ambrus, Viktor G. 1935-2021

Embrass, Viktors, 1935-

Embruss, Viktors G., 1935-

Embrūzs, Viktors, 1935-

Gyozo László Ambrus

Victor Ambrus Hongaars illustrator

Victor Ambrus illustrateur hongrois

Victor Ambrus illustratore ungherese

Victor Ambrus ilustrador húngaro

Victor Ambrus ilustrador húngaru

فيكتور أمبرس رسام توضيحي مجري

앰브러스, 빅터 1935-

앰브러스, 빅터 G. 1935-

アンブラズ, ビクター・G

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