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Biro, Val 1921-2014

Overview
Works: 787 works in 1,586 publications in 3 languages and 21,812 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Folklore  Picture books  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.B5233, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Val Biro
Publications by Val Biro
Publications by Val Biro, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Val Biro
Hungarian folk-tales by Val Biro( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 451 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 354 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 332 libraries worldwide
A practical introduction, with step-by -step examples, of how to draw dinosaurs and other prehistoric life
Jack and the beanstalk by Val Biro( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 330 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
Santa's big sneeze by H. E Todd( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 329 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 )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 328 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 324 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
Gumdrop's merry Christmas by Val Biro( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 315 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
Lone wolf : the story of Jack London by Arthur Calder-Marshall( Book )
2 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 305 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 303 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 302 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 )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 290 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 )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 289 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 catches a cold by Val Biro( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 281 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 280 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
The donkey that sneezed by Val Biro( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
The innkeeper wanted to steal the donkey who sneezed money but Harry stopped him with his magic stick : a traditional tale
Gumdrop finds a ghost by Val Biro( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 libraries worldwide
At Mildew Manor, Gumdrop discovers a real ghost for the owner who has wanted one
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Val Biro( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 270 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 gets a lift : story and pictures by Val Biro( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
While giving everyone a ride, Gumdrop the vintage car gets stuck in the creek and needs help himself
Gumdrop and the birthday surprise by Val Biro( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Gumdrop the antique car helps catch the post office van so that Joe, his owner, can mail an important letter
 
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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 British artist
Val Biro grafikus, illusztrátor, író
Val Biro Hongaars illustrator (1921-2014)
Languages
English (99)
Spanish (10)
Dutch (1)
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