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Ambrus, Victor G.

Overview
Works: 580 works in 1,605 publications in 14 languages and 55,556 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Sea stories  Legends  Folklore  Psychological fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Children's audiobooks  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Illuminator, Editor
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 1973 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The Canterbury tales by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,025 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 1,010 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 932 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 )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 909 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 )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 876 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 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a particularly difficult Christmas Eve, Santa decides to retire, but when he sees his replacement, he changes his mind
The Iliad by Ian Strachan( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the war between Greece and the city of Troy, focusing on Achilles' quarrel with Agamemnon. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Flambards by K. M Peyton( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 818 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 three poor tailors by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hungarian folktale in which three tailors take a trip to town on a nannygoat
The Odyssey by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Homer's epic that describes the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
Robin Hood : his life and legend by Bernard Miles( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 723 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
Favorite tales from Shakespeare by Bernard Miles( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations into story form of five of Shakespeare's plays
A valentine fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Danish and held by 626 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
The farthest-away mountain by Lynne Reid Banks( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 618 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 )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 603 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 587 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
A Christmas fantasy by Carolyn Haywood( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the boyhood of Santa Claus and how he got into the "present business."
Eric the Red : the Viking adventurer by Neil Grant( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 561 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 Lszl

Ambrus, Gyozo Lszl 1935-

Ambrus, Lszl Gy̋z̋ 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 Hungarian-British illustrator

アンブラズ, ビクター・G

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The Canterbury talesShakespeare and Macbeth : the story behind the playThe IliadFlambardsThe OdysseyMoby Dick, or, The white whaleThe farthest-away mountainDrawing animals