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Lloyd Alexander: A Bio-Bibliography
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Lloyd Alexander: A Bio-Bibliography

James S. Jacobs, Michael O. Tunnell

This volume profiles Alexander's career and private life. Although best known and loved for his children's books, Alexander also has been a regular contributor to magazines, anthologies, textbooks, and professional journals, all...

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Alexander: Destiny and Myth
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Alexander: Destiny and Myth

Claude Mosse, Janet Lloyd

From the illustrious son of Zeus down to the absolute monarch idealised by Louis XIV, from the valiant knight of the crusaders to the Moslem philosopher-king, the author reveals the gamut of contrasts that make up the legend of...

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Alexander: Destiny and Myth
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Alexander: Destiny and Myth

Claude Mosse, Janet Lloyd

From the illustrious son of Zeus down to the absolute monarch idealised by Louis XIV, from the valiant knight of the crusaders to the Moslem philosopher-king, the author reveals the gamut of contrasts that make up the legend of...

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One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card
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One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card

Marek Oziewicz, Donald E. Palumbo, C. W. Sullivan, III

Presents the genre of mythopoeic fantasy from a holistic perspective, arguing that this subgenre of fantasy literature is misunderstood as a result of decades of incomplete and reductionist literary studies.

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Arrian, Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian
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Arrian, Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian

Arrian, J. Gordon Lloyd, J.Gordon Lloyd

Accessible translations for GCSE students.

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The Book of Three
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The Book of Three

Lloyd Alexander, Shannon Hale

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. This first book of Alexander's award-winning fantasy...

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The Book of Three, 50th Anniversary Edition
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The Book of Three, 50th Anniversary Edition

Lloyd Alexander

For use in schools and libraries only. Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper to a famous oracular sow, sets out on a hazardous mission to save Prydain from the forces of evil

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The Book of Three
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The Book of Three

Lloyd Alexander, Shannon Hale

Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper to a famous oracular sow, sets out on a hazardous mission to save Prydain from the forces of evil.

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The Castle of Llyr
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The Castle of Llyr

Lloyd Alexander

The time has come for Eilonwy, Princess of the Royal House of Llyr, to become a lady, although she would much rather be seeking adventures with assistant pig-keeper Taran. Will Taran lose Eilonwy to the arms of the feeble Prince...

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The Black Cauldron
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The Black Cauldron

Lloyd Alexander

The evil death-lord Arawn is once again threatening the peaceful land of Prydain. Taran, the pig-keeper and hero of the Chronicles, must help find and destroy the powerful black cauldron. Can Taran overcome the huntsman of Annuvin...

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The Book of Three
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The Book of Three

Lloyd Alexander

Taran is desperate for adventure, something in short supply for a lowly assistant pig-keeper. When the famous oracular pig Hen Wen vanishes, Taran begins a perilous quest which demands all his courage and strength. Accompanied by...

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Taran Wanderer
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Taran Wanderer

Lloyd Alexander

Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy Garth Nix The fourth novel in this classic high-fantasy series, which already enjoys cult status in America. A must-read for all fans of Lord of the Rings.

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The Fantastical Adventures of the Invisible Boy
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The Fantastical Adventures of the Invisible Boy

Lloyd Alexander

A riotousy funny and deeply personal story of wonder, discovery and friendship, full of eccentric characters and fantastical adventures, by one of America's best-loved authors.

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The High King
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The High King

Lloyd Alexander

Death Lord Arawn has stolen the black sword, Drynwyn, the most powerful weapon in the kingdom. At the request of Prince Gwydion, Taran rallies friends, old and new, to raise an army to march against Arawn's terrible warriors....

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The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian
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The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian

Lloyd Alexander

When fourth fiddler Sebastian loses his place in the Baron's orchestra, he takes to the highway and runs into disaster. His violin is smashed when he tries to rescue a stray cat from thugs, and the troubled runaway he helps turns...

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Dream-of-Jade: The Emperor's Cat
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Dream-of-Jade: The Emperor’s Cat

Lloyd Alexander

Dream-of-Jade, a rather unusual cat, decides to see the great Kwan-Yu, emperor of China. She slips into the throne room and sits upon the imperial throne. When he arrives, she does not give up her seat, but does point out the...

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The Black Cauldron
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The Black Cauldron

Lloyd Alexander

Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces even more dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.

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Taran Wanderer
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Taran Wanderer

Lloyd Alexander

The fourth book of the Prydain cycle tells of the adventures that befell Taran when he went in search of his birthright and the truth about himself.

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The Castle of Llyr
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The Castle of Llyr

Lloyd Alexander

When Princess Eilonwy is sent to the Isle of Mona for training, she is bewitched by the evil enchantress Achren, so Taran and other friends must try to rescue her.

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The High King
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The High King

Lloyd Alexander

In this final part of the chronicle of Prydain the forces of good and evil meet in an ultimate confrontation, which determines the fate of Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper who wanted to be a hero.

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The Book of Three
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The Book of Three

Lloyd Alexander

Alexander's 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...

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The Fortune-Tellers
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The Fortune-Tellers

Lloyd Alexander, Trina Schart Hyman

A carpenter in the West African country of Cameroon goes to a fortune teller and finds the predictions about his future coming true in an unusual way.

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen
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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Lloyd Alexander

Bearing six unusual gifts, young Prince Jen embarks on a perilous quest and emerges triumphantly into manhood. This rich fantasy was named School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a Booklist Top of the List Award...

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The Book of Three
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The Book of Three

Lloyd Alexander

Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper to a famous oracular sow, sets out on a hazardous mission to save Prydain from the forces of evil.

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The High King
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The High King

Lloyd Alexander

In this final part of the chronicle of Prydain the forces of good and evil meet in an ultimate confrontation, which determines the fate of Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper who wanted to be a hero.

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Westmark
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Westmark

Lloyd Alexander

The first volume of Lloyd Alexander's classic Westmark trilogy finds a printer's apprentice on the road with a traveling show. Performing feats that astound and amaze, he and his friends fall into a trap set by Chief Minister...

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The Black Cauldron
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The Black Cauldron

Lloyd Alexander

Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces even more dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.

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Time Cat: The Remarkable Journeys of Jason and Gareth
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Time Cat: The Remarkable Journeys of Jason and Gareth

Lloyd Alexander

Now repackaged with a new, updated cover. Jason's cat has nine fantastic lives--and he's taking Jason along for the ride.

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The Dark Frigate
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The Dark Frigate

Charles Boardman Hawes, Warren Chappell, Lloyd Alexander

In seventeenth-century England, orphaned Philip Marsham, forced to flee London after a terrible accident, finds himself in an even more difficult situation when his ship is taken over by pirates and he is forced to become a member...

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Westmark
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Westmark

Lloyd Alexander

A boy fleeing from criminal charges falls in with a charlatan, his attendant and an urchin girl, travels with them about the kingdom of Westmark, and ultimately arrives at the palace where the king is grieving over the loss of his...

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Gypsy Rizka
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Gypsy Rizka

Lloyd Alexander, S November

Rizka the Gypsy has a hand in everything that happens in Greater Dunitsa, from floods to a ghost in the town hall. General Hatvan wants to courtmartial her, young Sofiya wants to be just like her, and her greatest enemy, Chief...

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The Arkadians
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The Arkadians

Lloyd Alexander

To escape the wrath of the king and his wicked soothsayers, an honest young man joins with a poet-turned-jackass and a young girl with mystical powers on a series of epic adventures.

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The Chronicles of Prydain
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The Chronicles of Prydain

Lloyd Alexander

First published more than 30 years ago, Alexanders beloved series has won such accolades as the Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor. Now for the first time all five books are packaged in a beautiful box set that includes a stunning...

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The High King
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The High King

Alexander Lloyd

In this final part of the chronicle of Prydain the forces of good and evil meet in an ultimate confrontation, which determines the fate of Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper who wanted to be a hero.

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The Book of Three
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The Book of Three

Lloyd Alexander

Alexander's 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...

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The Arkadians
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The Arkadians

Lloyd Alexander

To escape the wrath of the king and his wicked soothsayers, an honest young man joins with a poet-turned-jackass and a young girl with mystical powers on a series of epic adventures.

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