Ambrus, Victor G.
Most widely held works about Victor G Ambrus
Most widely held works by Victor G Ambrus
The mystery of Stonehenge by Franklyn Mansfield Branley ( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 1,137 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?
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell ( Book )
33 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,113 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.
Santa Claus forever by Carolyn Haywood ( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
After a particularly difficult Christmas Eve, Santa decides to retire, but when he sees his replacement, he changes his mind.
The Canterbury tales by Geraldine McCaughrean ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Pilgrims en route to Canterbury England pass the time by telling one another stories.
How the reindeer saved Santa by Carolyn Haywood ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 950 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.
Shakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the play by Stewart Ross ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 899 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 )
9 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 889 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.
Flambards by K. M Peyton ( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 831 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.
A valentine fantasy by Carolyn Haywood ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
A tale of how Valentine's Day came into existence and of how the heart became its symbol.
The three poor tailors by Victor G Ambrus ( Book )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and French and held by 756 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 )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Robin Hood : his life and legend by Bernard Miles ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 701 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 farthest-away mountain by Lynne Reid Banks ( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 671 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.
The Odyssey by Geraldine McCaughrean ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Homer's epic that describes the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy.
Moby Dick, or, The white whale by Geraldine McCaughrean ( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 654 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.
A Christmas fantasy by Carolyn Haywood ( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Relates the boyhood of Santa Claus and how he got into the "present business."
Tales from the Arabian nights by James Riordan ( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 602 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.
El Cid by Geraldine McCaughrean ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Retells the epic story of El Cid, the legendary hero of medieval Spain.
Drawing animals by Victor G Ambrus ( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Flambards in summer by K. M Peyton ( Book )
9 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 576 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.
Adaptations Adventure stories Animals Antiquities Art Arthurian romances Biography Black Beauty (Fictitious character) Cats Children's stories Children's stories, English Christmas Dogs England England--London England--Stonehenge England--Wiltshire Fairy tales Fiction Folklore Folklore France Great Britain History Horses Hungary Jesus Christ Juvenile works Kings and rulers Knights and knighthood Legends Literature Macbeth,--King of Scotland,--11th cent Macbeth (Shakespeare, William) Megalithic monuments Middle Ages Monsters Prehistoric peoples Readers Robin Hood (Legendary character) Santa Claus Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Spain Tales Theater Trojan War Valentine's Day Whales Whaling World War (1939-1945)
Ambrus Győző 1935-
Ambrus, Gyözö László.
Ambrus, Gyozo László, 1935-
Ambrus, Victor, 1935-
Ambrus, Victor C.
Ambrus, Victor C., 1935-
Ambrus, Victor G.
Ambrus, Gyozo László安布鲁斯
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