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Ambrus, Victor G.

Overview
Works: 766 works in 2,010 publications in 6 languages and 53,452 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  History  Fairy tales  Drama  Legends  Christmas fiction  Biographies  Arthurian romances 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Other, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Illuminator, Translator
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 991 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
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 821 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 776 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
Flambards by K. M Peyton( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 741 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 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 666 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 646 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

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 617 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 )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and Dutch and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl's foolish desire to return her bushbaby to the wild with the help of 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 553 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 )

27 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 532 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 531 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 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Dakin embarks on a dangerous journey to fulfill her three desires: to visit the farthest-away mountain, to meet a gargoyle, and to find a prince
A Christmas fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the boyhood of Santa Claus and how he got into the "present business."
Moby Dick, or, The white whale by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 505 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
Flambards in summer by K. M Peyton( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 503 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 playFlambardsThe IliadDrawing animalsEric the Red : the Viking adventurerThe farthest-away mountainMoby Dick, or, The white whaleFlambards in summer
Alternative Names
Ambrus 1935-

Ambrus Gyīozīo László

Ambrus, Gyozo 1935-

Ambrus, Győző László

Ambrus, Gyözö 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-

Embrass, Viktors, 1935-

Embruss, Viktors G., 1935-

Embrūzs, Viktors, 1935-

Gyozo László Ambrus

Victor Ambrus Hongaars illustrator

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

ヴィクター・アンブラス

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