The Foundling: And Other Tales of Prydain (The Chronicles of Prydain #6) (Paperback)

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Description


A companion book to The Chronicles of Prydain, this collection of short stories revisits beloved characters and reveals more about the history of the magical land of Prydain.

Here, readers will find Dallben, destined to be an enchanter; Angharad, a princess of the House of Llyr; Kadwyr, the rascal crow; and Medwyn, the mystical protector of all animals. They'll learn the grim history of the sword of Dyrnwyn and even find out how Fflewddur Fflam came by his enchanted harp. How did Coll rescue Hen Wen when she disappeared at the hand of Arawn, Lord of the Land of Death? Find the answer to this question and many more, in The Foundling: And Other Tales of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander.

About the Author


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.

Praise For…


“These fables are so well-crafted with their legendary flavor, one could actually swear they were thickened and retold by the wandering bards of Prydain itself.” —Seattle Post Intelligencer


Product Details
ISBN: 9780805080537
ISBN-10: 0805080538
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: May 16th, 2006
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Prydain