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The Book of Three - Lloyd Alexander
The Book of Three
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780440900542 (0440900549)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Prydain (#1)
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imyril
imyril rated it
4.0 The Book of Three
I can't really be objective about a book I've loved for over 30 years, but I can still find new reasons to appreciate it. This is a must-read chapter book for anyone with a love of the Hero's Journey, Celtic mythology (expect both Irish and Welsh elements), and a pinch of whimsy. It balances some sh...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
4.0 A hunt for an escaped pig leads a hero into adventures
I'm pretty sure that I've mentioned once or twice before here that The Chronicles of Prydain were the books that got me into fantasy. The Chronicles of Narnia made me a fan of Narnia, but really didn't carry over to anything outside of Narnia (at least until I got older and tried Mere Christianity)....
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
3.0 More Classics That I Missed Growing Up...#TheBookofThree #Prydian
The Chronicles of Prydain keep coming up as another classic series I should have read but never did. The first, The Book of Three, is very simplistic in plot and device. I don't know what kids expected in 1964, but I felt like for today's Harry Potter world kids can be trusted with quite a bit more ...
Book Sand Worm
Book Sand Worm rated it
5.0 Book Review: The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
The BasicsTaran takes care of the pig. Needless to say that’s not a very satisfying life for him, and really he longs for adventure. But when adventure finds him, will he be ready?My ThoughtsI don’t usually do well with middle grade, but this book has shown me that it can be done well. It is possibl...
Manga Maniac Cafe
Manga Maniac Cafe rated it
5.0 The Book of Three
4.5 stars
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