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Ambrus, Victor G.

Overview
Works: 738 works in 1,890 publications in 6 languages and 52,097 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  History  Fairy tales  Drama  Christmas fiction  Biography  Arthurian romances  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Editor
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 )

24 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story. In our electronic age, children are more likely to dial up a website than curl up with a book. But in DK Classics, expert abridgments and retellings are matched with brilliant illustrations to create books which will capture the attention of today's visually sophisticated children. Rich factual content includes new photography, prints, diagrams, and maps, all expertly employed to provide a rich backdrop to classic tales. Each narrative is the perfect medium in which children can work out a world of moral values through powerful story experiences
The Iliad by Nick McCarty( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 920 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 845 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 786 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 772 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 )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 753 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
The Canterbury tales by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilgrims en route to Canterbury England pass the time by telling one another stories
Favorite tales from Shakespeare by Bernard Miles( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 662 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 662 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 637 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 630 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 592 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
Eric the Red : the Viking adventurer by Neil Grant( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the saga of the Norse explorer who settled Greenland
Moby Dick, or, The white whale by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 532 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 )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 529 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 525 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 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the boyhood of Santa Claus and how he got into the "present business."
Drawing animals by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 514 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 held by 507 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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The IliadShakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the playFlambardsThe Canterbury talesEric the Red : the Viking adventurerMoby Dick, or, The white whaleThe farthest-away mountainDrawing animalsFlambards in summer
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 (1935–) magyar származású brit illusztrátor

Ambrus, Viktor G. 1935-

Victor Ambrus Hongaars illustrator

Victor Ambrus ilustrador húngaro

Victor Ambrus ilustrador húngaru

فيكتور أمبرس رسام توضيحي مجري

アンブラズ, ビクター・G

ヴィクター・アンブラス

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