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Books with author Lloyd Alexander

  • The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio

    Lloyd Alexander

    Audio CD (Recorded Books, Aug. 16, 2008)
    7 CDs (8 hours) in a sturdy original clamshell case
  • The Book of Three, 50th Anniversary Edition: The Chronicles of Prydain, Book 1

    Lloyd Alexander, Shannon Hale

    Hardcover (Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), Sept. 23, 2014)
    Henry Holt Books for Young Readers is proud to publish this 50th Anniversary Edition of Lloyd Alexander's classic The Book of Three, the first book in the Chronicles of Prydain, with a new introduction by Newbery Honor–winner Shannon Hale. This anniversary edition is filled with bonus materials, including an interview with Lloyd Alexander, a Prydain short story, the first chapter of the next Prydain book (The Black Cauldron, a Newbery Honor book), an author's note, and a pronunciation guide. Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes 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 have become involved in an epic struggle between good and evil that shapes the fate of the legendary land of Prydain. This title has Common Core connections.
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  • The Chronicles of Prydain

    Lloyd Alexander

    Unknown Binding (Dell Publishing, March 15, 1986)
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  • The SECOND CHRONICLES PRYDIAN

    Lloyd Alexander

    Hardcover (HarperCollins Publishers, Aug. 28, 1986)
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  • The High King

    Lloyd Alexander

    Mass Market Paperback (Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, June 16, 1996)
    When the sword of dyrnwyn, the most powerful weapon inthe kingdom of Prydain, falls into the hands of Arawn-Death-Lord, Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and Prince Gwydion raise an army to march against Arawn's terrible cohorts. After a winter expedition filled with danger, Taran's army arrives at Mount Dragon, Arawn's stronghold. There, in a thrilling confrontation with Arawn and the evil enchantress Achren, Taran is forced to make the most crucial decision of his life.
  • The Drackenberg Adventure

    Lloyd Alexander

    Paperback (Puffin, July 23, 2001)
    In 1873 seventeen-year-old Vesper Holly and her guardians travel to an obscure European grand duchy, where their archenemy Dr. Helvitius is pursuing a lost art treasure and engineering the country's annexation by a neighboring kingdom.
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  • The El Dorado Adventure

    Lloyd Alexander

    Hardcover (Dutton Juvenile, April 30, 1987)
    Traveling to Central America to inspect her real estate holdings, seventeen-year-old Vesper tries to stop a villain from building a canal which would destroy an Indian tribe's homeland.
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  • Coll and his white pig

    Lloyd Alexander

    Hardcover (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Jan. 1, 1965)
    HC/DJ in mylar. VG/VG condition. Beige boards with pink lettering to cover and spine, and pink pig decoration to cover. Book in very good condition. Some rubbing to edges. Clean, crisp, unmarked pages. DJ in very good condition. Some rubbing to edges, and slight yellowing to inside flaps. DJ is protected in mylar to prevent further damage. Straight spine, tight binding. Book was previously owned by Caldecott/Newberry board member and is inscribed to her. unpaginated quarto original price clip at $3.50 B Rhodes-KFB-.11-rm D bks A
  • TARAN WANDERER

    Lloyd Alexander

    Mass Market Paperback (Dell, Jan. 1, 1983)
    TARAN WANDERER (PRYDAIN, NO 4) (Mass Market Paperback) by Lloyd Alexander (Author)
  • The Philadelphia Adventure

    Lloyd Alexander

    Paperback (Demco Media, April 1, 1992)
    When President Ulysses S. Grant asks her for help with Philadelphia's Centennial Exposition of 1876, Vesper Holly must thwart the plans of evil Dr. Helvetius
  • The High King

    Lloyd Alexander

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, May 1, 2006)
    The Newbery-winning fantasy series now available in gorgeous new paperback editions! Since "The Book of Three" was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes 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 have become involved in an epic struggle between good and evil that shapes the fate of the legendary land of Prydain. Released over a period of five years, Lloyd Alexander's beautifully written tales not only captured children's imaginations but also garnered the highest critical praise. "The Black Cauldron" was a Newbery Honor Book, and the final volume in the chronicles, "The High King," crowned the series by winning the Newbery Medal for "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." Henry Holt is proud to present this classic series in a new, redesigned paperback format. The jackets feature stunning art by acclaimed fantasy artist David Wyatt, giving the books a fresh look for today's generation of young fantasy lovers. The companion book of short stories, "The Foundling" is also available in paperback at this time. In their more than thirty years in print, the Chronicles of Prydain have become the standard of excellence in fantasy literature for children.
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  • Black Cauldron, The

    Lloyd Alexander

    Mass Market Paperback (Laurel Leaf, May 12, 1997)
    The land of Prydain is threatened by the evil Arawn and his band of invincible warriors