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Ambrus, Victor G.

Overview
Works: 720 works in 1,868 publications in 7 languages and 52,586 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Fairy tales  Biography  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Short stories  Folklore  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PZ10.3.S38, FIC
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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Book )

28 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,021 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 Iliad by Nick McCarty( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the war between Greece and the city of Troy, focusing on Achilles' quarrel with Agamemnon. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The mystery of Stonehenge by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 941 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?
The Canterbury tales by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilgrims en route to Canterbury England pass the time by telling one another stories
Shakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the play by Stewart Ross( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 862 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 807 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
Santa Claus forever! by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a particularly difficult Christmas Eve, Santa decides to retire, but when he sees his replacement, he changes his mind
Flambards by K. M Peyton( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 761 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
Favorite tales from Shakespeare by Bernard Miles( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations into story form of five of Shakespeare's plays
The three poor tailors by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hungarian folktale in which three tailors take a trip to town on a nannygoat
Robin Hood, his life and legend by Bernard Miles( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and adventures of Robin Hood who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny
A valentine fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 641 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 )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and Dutch and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waargebeurd verhaal over een ondernemend blank meisje, dat bij haar familie wegloopt en samen met haar aapje en een negerhoofdman een spannende tocht door Kenia onderneemt
Drawing animals by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 561 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
Moby Dick, or, The white whale by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young seaman joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod, led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick
Eric the Red : the Viking adventurer by Neil Grant( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 546 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 545 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
Tales from the Arabian nights by James Riordan( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 536 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
A Christmas fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the boyhood of Santa Claus and how he got into the "present business."
The Odyssey by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Homer's epic that describes the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
 
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Shakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the play
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The IliadThe Canterbury talesShakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the playFlambardsDrawing animalsMoby Dick, or, The white whaleEric the Red : the Viking adventurerThe farthest-away mountainThe Odyssey
Alternative Names
Ambrus 1935-

Ambrus Gyīozīo László

Ambrus, Győző László

Ambrus, Gyozo László 1935-

Ambrus, László Gyö̋zö̋ 1935-

Ambrus, V. 1935-

Ambrus, V. G. 1935-

Ambrus Victor

Ambrus Victor 1935-....

Ambrus Victor C.

Ambrus, Victor C. 1935-

Ambrus, Victor G.

Ambrus, Victor G 1935-

Ambrus Viktor

Ambrus, Viktor G. 1935-

Victor Ambrus Hongaars illustrator

Victor Ambrus ilustrador húngaro

アンブラズ, ビクター・G

ヴィクター・アンブラス

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