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The Prydain Chronicles: Book of Three, Black Cauldron, Castle of Llyr, Taran Wanderer, High King & Foundling and Other Tales
The Prydain Chronicles Book of Three Black Cauldron Castle of Llyr Taran Wanderer High King Foundling and Other Tales Author:Lloyd Alexander The Chronicles of Prydain is a five-volume series of children's fantasy novels by author Lloyd Alexander. The stories detail the adventures of a young man named Taran, who is awarded the honor of Assistant Pig-Keeper but dreams of being a grand hero, and his companions Princess Eilonwy, Fflewddur Fflam the wandering bard and king, a feral yet ge... more »ntle creature called Gurgi, and a dwarf named Doli. Since a recurring facet of the series is the progression from youth to maturity, particularly prominent in Taran Wanderer, the series could be considered a bildungsroman.
The Black Cauldron, an animated film based on the books, was released by the Walt Disney Company in 1985.
-Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chronicles_of_Prydain« less