Children · Lloyd Alexander · Stand Alone

The Gawgon and the Boy by Lloyd Alexander

Synopsis After a life-threatening illness keeps him out of school for months, David is given a tutor to help him catch up-his elderly, tough Aunt Annie, who is as frightening to him as a monstrous, snake-haired Gorgon. He even secretly nicknames her “The Gawgon.” But, to David’s surprise, a bright heart lurks inside the old… Continue reading The Gawgon and the Boy by Lloyd Alexander

Children · Chronicles of Prydain · Lloyd Alexander

The Book of Three (Chronicles of Prydain #1) by Lloyd Alexander

Synopsis Taran dreams of adventure, but nothing exciting ever happens to an Assistant Pig-Keeper–until his pig runs away. A chase through the woods leads Taran far from home and into great danger, for evil prowls the land of Prydain. With a collection of strange and wonderful friends whom he meets on his journey, Taran finds… Continue reading The Book of Three (Chronicles of Prydain #1) by Lloyd Alexander