Lloyd Alexander (1924-2007) was the author of more than forty books for children and adults, including the beloved children's fantasy series, the Chronicles of Prydain, one of the most widely read series in the history of fantasy and the inspiration for the animated Disney film, The Black Cauldron. His books have won numerous awards, including the Newbery Medal, the Newbery Honor, and the National Book Award for Juvenile Literature.
Reading this aloud to my nine year old; we are both enjoying it. It actually turns out to be a bad bedtime story choice, because sometimes she will laugh out loud, either at... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Carmody
I was introduced to these books as a twenty year old, and I felt cheated for not having read them as a child.... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Brendan Fitzsimmons
Watched the Disney version when I was a kid and decided to read the real story !!! This is the first book of the series but so far it's Nothing like the Disney movie. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sarah
Bought for my 12 yr old son. Anything that encourages him to read is fantastic!Published 1 month ago by crysti
A good fantasy book for children and adults. I recommend this for kids who may not be old enough for "Lord of the Rings". Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael W. Rickard II
Excellent fantasy series. It gets better every book, and teaches clear and deep reaching moral lessons.Published 3 months ago by Colin Kawaguchi Cecil
My name is Gabe. I am eight years old. This book was exciting and funny. I'm excited to read the next one.Published 3 months ago by Mont Rothstein