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Ambrus, Victor G.

Overview
Works: 614 works in 1,663 publications in 10 languages and 54,919 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Folklore  Sea stories  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Editor, Illuminator
Classifications: PZ10.3.S38, FIC
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Most widely held works by Victor G Ambrus
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Book )

33 editions published between 1938 and 2003 in 8 languages and held by 1,226 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 )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the war between Greece and the city of Troy, focusing on Achilles' quarrel with Agamemnon
The Canterbury tales by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilgrims en route to Canterbury England pass the time by telling one another stories
The mystery of Stonehenge by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 989 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 )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 912 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
How the reindeer saved Santa by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 888 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
Tales of King Arthur by James Riordan( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 856 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 )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 842 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 )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 805 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 )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 727 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 708 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
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Homer's epic that describes the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
The three poor tailors by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hungarian folktale in which three tailors take a trip to town on a nannygoat
A valentine fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of how Valentine's Day came into existence and of how the heart became its symbol
Moby-Dick by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 607 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
Tales from the Arabian nights by James Riordan( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 595 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
The farthest-away mountain by Lynne Reid Banks( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 594 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
Drawing animals by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 582 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
Flambards in summer by K. M Peyton( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 572 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
Eric the Red : the Viking adventurer by Neil Grant( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the saga of the Norse explorer who settled Greenland
 
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Shakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the play
Alternative Names
Ambrus 1935-

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 G. 1935-

Victor Ambrus Hongaars illustrator

Victor Ambrus Hungarian-British illustrator

앰브러스, 빅터

앰브러스, 빅터 G

アンブラズ, ビクター・G

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The IliadThe Canterbury talesShakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the playFlambardsThe OdysseyMoby-DickThe farthest-away mountainDrawing animals