The Chronicles of Prydain series

13 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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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 46,054 ratings — published 1964 — 68 editions book 1
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 44,371 ratings — published 1965 — 66 editions book 2
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 23,230 ratings — published 1966 — 55 editions book 3
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 23,980 ratings — published 1967 — 2 editions book 4
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 33,288 ratings — published 1968 — 2 editions book 5
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,923 ratings — published 1973 — 12 editions
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 1965 — 2 editions
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1967 — 2 editions
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 321 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions book 1-3
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 3,503 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions book 1-5
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0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1981 — 1 edition
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions book 4-5
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 400 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions book 1-5
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Other Series by Lloyd Alexander

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  • The Philadelphia Adventure (Vesper Holly #5)
  • The Xanadu Adventure (Vesper Holly #6)