WorldCat Identities

Biro, Val 1921-2014

Overview
Works: 810 works in 1,679 publications in 3 languages and 20,373 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Folklore  Fairy tales  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.B5233, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Val Biro
 
Most widely held works by Val Biro
Hungarian folk-tales by Val Biro( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional legends and folktales originating from Hungary
Gumdrop and the steamroller : story and pictures by Val Biro( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gumdrop, Joe's smart old car, has a near-calamity with a steamroller
How to draw dinosaurs and prehistoric life by Marit Claridge( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step examples illustrate techniques for drawing prehistoric animals
Santa's big sneeze by H. E Todd( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Santa Claus wakes up an entire family with his sneezing, everybody pitches in to help him finish his deliveries
Gumdrop at the zoo by Val Biro( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sick camel at the zoo leaves the children without rides, unless Gumdrop the vintage car can save the day
Gumdrop and the farmyard caper by Val Biro( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, his vintage car Gumdrop, and his puppy Horace have an outdoor adventure, in which Horace chases all the farm animals and meets a hungry fox
Jack and the beanstalk by Val Biro( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk where he uses his quick wits to outsmart an ogre and make his and his mother's fortune
Lone wolf : the story of Jack London by Arthur Calder-Marshall( Book )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dialogue is drawn from authoritative sources and covers London's entire life, both the good and bad parts
Gumdrop is the best by Val Biro( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe's friends try to convince him that his vintage car Gumdrop is no good and should be replaced by a new one like theirs
Archie the ugly dinosaur by M. Christina Butler( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archie was different than all the other dionosaurs and one day he was a beautiful bird called an archaeopteryx
Gumdrop floats away by Val Biro( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At high tide, Joe's puppy Horace floats away in his vintage car Gumdrop
Gumdrop goes to school : story and pictures by Val Biro( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Joe takes his vintage car Gumdrop to school to show the pupils, one of them tries to go for a ride without permission
Gumdrop's merry Christmas by Val Biro( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gumdrop and Mr Oldcastle are never too busy to do someone a favour, and what better time to do one than on Christmas Eve? Suggested level: preschool, junior
Gumdrop catches a cold by Val Biro( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gumdrop, a vintage car, catches a cold, his owner is concerned by his sneezing and wheezing and must save him from falling apart
Gumdrop and the great sausage caper : story and pictures by Val Biro( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disobeying orders to stay with the vintage car Gumdrop, Horace the puppy faces an angry crowd and a mean bulldog after finding some sausage
Gumdrop gets a lift : story and pictures by Val Biro( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While giving everyone a ride, Gumdrop the vintage car gets stuck in the creek and needs help himself
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Val Biro( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pied Piper pipes the village free of rats and when the Mayor and Corporation refuse to pay him for his service, he pipes away the children, too, until the villagers set their things right
Gumdrop finds a ghost by Val Biro( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Mildew Manor, Gumdrop discovers a real ghost for the owner who has wanted one
Gumdrop and the birthday surprise by Val Biro( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gumdrop the antique car helps catch the post office van so that Joe, his owner, can mail an important letter
The donkey that sneezed by Val Biro( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The innkeeper wanted to steal the donkey who sneezed money but Harry stopped him with his magic stick : a traditional tale
 
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.08 for Santa's bi ... to 0.76 for Gumdrop's ...)

Archie the ugly dinosaur
Alternative Names
Bairo, Vals 1921-

Biro.

Bíró 1921-

Biro 1921-2014

Biro, B.

Biro, B. 1921-

Biro, B. 1921-2014

Biro, B. (Balint), 1921-

Biro, B. (Balint), 1921-2014

Biro, B. S.

Biro, B. S. 1921-

Biro, B. S. 1921-2014

Biro, B. S. (Balint Stephen), 1921-

Biro, B. S. (Balint Stephen), 1921-2014

Bíró, Bálint 1921-

Biro, Balint S. 1921-2014

Biro, Balint Stephen.

Biro, Balint Stephen 1921-

Biro, Balint Stephen 1921-2014

Biro, Val

Val Biro artista británico

Val Biro British artist

Val Biro grafikus, illusztrátor, író

Val Biro Hongaars illustrator (1921-2014)

Languages
English (99)

Spanish (10)

Dutch (1)

Covers
How to draw dinosaurs and prehistoric lifeGumdrop at the zooJack and the beanstalkArchie the ugly dinosaurGumdrop's merry ChristmasThe Pied Piper of HamelinGumdrop finds a ghostThe donkey that sneezed