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Lloyd Alexander

An American author of over forty books, best loved for his children's fantasy and adventure novels.

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A Quick Tip by fatherz

  • Sep 28, 2010
More children's fantasy than true "Science Fiction"
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Quick Tip by . October 01, 2010
Recommended his books to my kids and they really enjoyed them. Found my son, age 11 at the time, recommending them to a harassed mother looking for gifts in the bookstore, so that's quite a recommendation.
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Lloyd Chudley Alexander (January 30, 1924 – May 17, 2007) was a widely influential American author of more than forty books, mostly fantasy novels for children and adolescents, as well as several adult books. His most famous contribution to the field of children's literature is the fantasy series The Chronicles of Prydain. The concluding book of the series, The High King, was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1969. Alexander's other books have also won multiple National Book Awards. He was also one of the creators of children's literary magazine Cricket.
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Birth Date: January 30, 1924
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Gender: Male

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