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Taran Wanderer

Author : Lloyd Alexander
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Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper has led heroic adventures and is a friend of princes, yet he is still troubled by his lowly status and determined to discover the secret of his true identity. He sets out to consult the powerful witches of Morva and the mysterious Mirror of Llunet. On his quest to find the truth, Taran must journey through distant realms and undertake a series of challenging tasks. But his greatest struggle is against his own pride and fears, as he learns where true greatness lies. The fourth book in Lloyd Alexander's classics fantasy epic The Chronicles of Prydain. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix

Taran Wanderer

Author : Lloyd Alexander
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Tells about Taran's long and lonely search for his identity among the hills and marshes, farmers and common people of Prydain.

The Prydain Companion

Author : Michael O. Tunnell
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An informative resource for formal studies of the Prydain Chronicles, as well as an excellent opportunity to delve into the fantastic workings of Prydain "The Prydain Companion is more than a quick reference or handy glossary, though it is all of that as well. Instructive, certainly. But, like any good companion, a pleasure to be with over a long period of time." —Lloyd Alexander, from the foreword This intriguing volume is at once a wonderful reference resource and a vehicle for exploration and discovery in itself. Complete with a biographical sketch of Lloyd Alexander, a personal foreword by Mr. Alexander, a "How to Use the Companion" section from the author, pronunciation keys, excerpts throughout, and—most substantially—an alphabetical guide to the peoples, places, and objects of the Prydain Chronicles, The Prydain Companion is a one-stop reference book for a beloved world of fantasy and magic. For those who love the works of Lloyd Alexander—young readers, teachers, researchers, all—and those who are only beginning to know them, here is a worthy and useful travelmate.

The High King

Author : Lloyd Alexander
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In this thrilling climax of the classic fantasy The Chronicles of Prydain, Death Lord Arawn has stolen the black sword Dyrnwyn, the most powerful weapon in the kingdom. At the request of Prince Gwydion, Taran rallies friends both old and new to raise an army to march against Arawn's terrible warriors. Together, they must battle through a frozen wasteland to Mount Dragon, where a deadly confrontation awaits and Taran's true destiny will at last be fulfilled. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix Winner of the Newbery Medal 1969

Dictionary of American Children s Fiction 1960 1984

Author : Alethea Helbig
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Comprehensive dictionary of American children's fiction from 1960 to 1984. Includes short synopsis and brief information on author.

Children s Literature Review

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Lloyd Alexander Evangeline Walton Ensley Kenneth Morris

Author : Kenneth J. Zahorski
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Contemporary Literary Criticism

Author : Daniel G. Marowski
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Gathers excerpts from critical articles written about twentieth century literature, and provides background information on the author being considered

Language arts

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Mythprint

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A Short History of Fantasy

Author : Farah Mendlesohn
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A history of the fantasy form, this work traces the genre from the earliest years with The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Odyssey through to the origins of modern fantasy in the 20th century with such acclaimed writers as Terry Pratchett and J. K. Rowling. An exploration of the great variety of fiction published under the heading "fantasy,” this engaging study seeks to explain its continuing and ever growing popularity.

Fantasy for Children

Author : Ruth Nadelman Lynn
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Lloyd Alexander

Author : James S. Jacobs
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This volume profiles both the professional career and private life of this prolific author, winner of both the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. Although best known and loved for his children's books, Lloyd Alexander also has been a regular contributor to magazines, anthologies, textbooks, and professional journals, all of which are documented in this comprehensive volume. A biographical glimpse into Alexander's early life introduces the author and describes the influences which have shaped his lifework. A complete annotated list of writings by and about Alexander as well as a Lloyd Alexander chronology and a recording of awards conferred then documents his career and completes the portrait of this singular talent.

Classics of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature The man in the high castle

Author : Fiona Kelleghan
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"Plot summaries and analyses of 180 major books and series in the fields of science fiction and fantasy...all but eight of the essays in these volumes are taken directly from Salem Press's four-volume Magill's guide to science fiction and fantasy literature, which was published in 1996"--Publisher's note.

Values in Selected Children s Books of Fiction and Fantasy

Author : Carolyn W. Field
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Provides an annotated list of children's fiction dealing with the themes of cooperation, courage, friendship, and loyalty.

The British Library General Catalogue of Printed Books 1986 to 1987

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The Horn Book Magazine

Author : Bertha E. Mahony Miller
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Vol. 2 includes extra number, "Experimental schools in England," Jan. 1926.

Lloyd Alexander

Author : Jill C. Wheeler
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A biography of the children's writer whose fantasy novel "The High King" won the prestigious Newbery Award.

Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature

Author : Frank Northen Magill
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Provides individual essay-reviews of 500 titles, series, and collections written by some of the most respected writers of fantasy. Also includes 19 topical essays, Chronology, and Annotated bibliography and a Bibliography of fantasy anthologies.

Library Journal

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