Lloyd Alexander





Lloyd Alexander


Born
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The United States
January 30, 1924

Died
May 17, 2007

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Lloyd Chudley Alexander (January 30, 1924 - May 17, 2007) was an influential American author of more than forty books, mostly fantasy novels for children and adolescents, as well as several adult books. His most famous contribution to the field of children's literature is the fantasy series The Chronicles of Prydain. The concluding book of the series, The High King, was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1969. Alexander's other books have also won the National Book Award and the American Book Award. He was also one of the creators of Cricket Magazine.

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The Book of Three (The Chro...

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The Black Cauldron (The Chr...

4.13 avg rating — 48,467 ratings — published 1965 — 69 editions
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The High King (The Chronicl...

4.26 avg rating — 37,617 ratings — published 1968 — 56 editions
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Taran Wanderer (The Chronic...

4.13 avg rating — 27,474 ratings — published 1967 — 54 editions
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The Castle of Llyr (The Chr...

4.07 avg rating — 26,535 ratings — published 1966 — 60 editions
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Time Cat

3.75 avg rating — 5,079 ratings — published 1963 — 18 editions
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The Chronicles of Prydain B...

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Westmark (Westmark #1)

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The Foundling and Other Tal...

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The Arkadians

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“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.”
Lloyd Alexander

“Child, child, do you not see? For each of us comes a time when we must be more than what we are.”
Lloyd Alexander, The Black Cauldron

“Keep reading. It's one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have.”
Lloyd Alexander

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