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By Lloyd Alexander

Because the booklet of 3 was once first released in 1964, younger readers were enthralled by means of the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to develop into a hero. Taran is joined by way of an interesting solid of characters that comes with Eilonwy, the strong-willed and sharp-tongued princess; Fflewddur Fflam, the hyperbole-prone bard; the ever-faithful Gurgi; and the curmudgeonly Doli--all of whom get involved in an epic fight among reliable and evil that shapes the destiny of the mythical land of Prydain.

Released over a interval of 5 years, Lloyd Alexander's superbly written stories not just captured children's imaginations but additionally garnered the top serious compliment. The Black Cauldron was once a Newbery Honor e-book, and the ultimate quantity within the chronicles, The excessive King, topped the sequence by means of successful the Newbery Medal for "the so much distinctive contribution to American literature for children."

Henry Holt is proud to give this vintage sequence to a brand new new release of younger readers. Jackets were handsomely redesigned whereas keeping the unique paintings of Caldecott Medal-winning artist Evaline Ness. every one retypeset quantity now features a pronunciation consultant ready via Lloyd Alexander. A better half publication of brief tales, The Foundling and different stories of Prydain, is additionally on hand in hardcover for the 1st time in twenty years.

In their greater than thirty years in print, the Chronicles of Prydain became the normal of excellence in fable literature for kids.

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