Lloyd Alexander


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

Died
May 17, 2007

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Lloyd Chudley Alexander 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. ...more

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The Black Cauldron (The Chr...

4.08 avg rating — 65,313 ratings — published 1965 — 83 editions
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The High King (The Chronicl...

4.23 avg rating — 52,802 ratings — published 1968 — 68 editions
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Taran Wanderer (The Chronic...

4.12 avg rating — 39,599 ratings — published 1967 — 64 editions
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4.05 avg rating — 35,426 ratings — published 1966 — 69 editions
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Time Cat

3.77 avg rating — 6,492 ratings — published 1963 — 20 editions
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4.41 avg rating — 6,796 ratings — published 1989 — 12 editions
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The Iron Ring

3.82 avg rating — 4,667 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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Westmark (Westmark, #1)

3.92 avg rating — 4,572 ratings — published 1981 — 15 editions
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3.94 avg rating — 4,330 ratings — published 1973 — 16 editions
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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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