The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain (Paperback)
Henry Holt & Company, 9780805080537, 98pp.
Publication Date: May 16, 2006
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.
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Praise For The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain…
"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