The Chronicles of Prydain series

12 works, 5 primary works

The Chronicles of Prydain, based on Welsh mythology, have become the standard of excellence in fantasy literature for children. 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 curmu ...more


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3.82 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1967 — 2 editions
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4.13 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions book 4-5
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4.40 avg rating — 4,568 ratings — published 1989 — 12 editions book 1-5
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