The Chronicles of Prydain - Lloyd Alexander (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9781250000934
Department
Books
Released
25 Oct 2011
Supply Source
USA

Book

Author
Lloyd Alexander
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Feiwel & Friends
Edition
BOX PAP/PS
Series
The Chronicles of Prydain
Language
English
Dimensions
203 x 133 x 95mm (1.02kg)

Annotation

Chronicles the adventures of Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper and unlikely hero, and his friends as they try to save the land of Prydain from evil forces.

Summary

Millions of young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his lively companions as they journey through the magical land of Prydain--and this gift box set features all five adventures.

First published more than thirty years ago and translated into twenty different languages, Lloyd Alexander's beloved series has become the standard of excellence in fantasy literature for children.

Among their many accolades, the award-winning Chronicles of Prydain count a Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor, and more than two million copies in print.

The Chronicles of Prydain Boxed Set contains Books 1-5
#1 The Book of Three
#2 The Black Cauldron
#3 The Castle of Llyr
#4 Taran Wanderer
#5 The High King

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Library Subject 1
Fantasy.
Library Subject 2
Prydain (Imaginary place); Fiction.
Library Subject 3
Taran (Fictitious character : Alexander); Fiction.
Academic Subject 1
Alexander, Lloyd
Academic Subject 2
Children's Fiction / Fantasy
Dewey Classification
[Fic]

Author Bio

Alexander, Lloyd: - Lloyd Alexander (1924-2007) was the author of more than forty books for children and adults, including the beloved children's fantasy series, the Chronicles of Prydain, one of the most widely read series in the history of fantasy and the inspiration for the animated Disney film, The Black Cauldron. His books have won numerous awards, including the Newbery Medal, the Newbery Honor, and the National Book Award for Juvenile Literature.

Customer Reviews

Welsh myth inspired fantasy saga

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Beautifully and colourfully written. Each character is fully developed. Stereotypes are ignored.