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The Book of Three (The Prydain Chronicles #1) - Lloyd Alexander
The Book of Three (The Prydain Chronicles #1)
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Taran, The Assistant Pig-Keeper, longs to be a hero.He begins his journey with a strange assortment of companions on a dangerous mission to save his beloved land, Prydain.  Packed with action, humor, romance, and gallantry, Taran's adventures chronicle his beloved Prydain and his battle with the... show more
Taran, The Assistant Pig-Keeper, longs to be a hero.He begins his journey with a strange assortment of companions on a dangerous mission to save his beloved land, Prydain.  Packed with action, humor, romance, and gallantry, Taran's adventures chronicle his beloved Prydain and his battle with the forces of evil.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780440407027 (0440407028)
Publisher: Dell Yearling
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Prydain (#1)
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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)....
I Cannot Live Without Books!
I Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
4.0 The Book Of Three (Chronicles Of Prydain)
I really liked this heroic quest of Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and his friends, including the bard who has loved to enhance the truth, the wise and noble Gwydion, and Gurgi, who is in some ways Smeagol's twin, though fortunately not Gollum's.
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...
thechristined
thechristined rated it
5.0 The Book of Three
Taran, an Assistant Pig-Keeper, has grown up wishing for something more. When Hen Wen, the oracular pig he’s supposed to be keeping safe runs away, he finds himself face to face with adventure. With the help of strangers he meets on his journey – including a prince, a furry creature who is more inte...
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