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The black cauldron

Author: Lloyd Alexander
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1965] ©1965
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fantasy fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Lloyd.
Black cauldron.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1965]
(OCoLC)700113261
Named Person: Taran, (Fictitious character); Taran, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Alexander
ISBN: 0805009922 9780805009927 9780805080490 080508049X 9781439533109 1439533105 9781627793230 1627793232 9780805061314 0805061312 0440406498 9780440406495 0030896878 9780030896873 0030510554 9780030510557
OCLC Number: 302887
Notes: The black cauldron is a part of a series entitled the Chronicles of Prydain Book -1. The book of three -2. Black cauldron -3. Castle of Llyr -4. Taran Wanderer -5. High King.
Short stories preceded the novels: Coll and his white pig 1965; Truthful harp 1967; The foundling and other tales of Prydain 1973.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1966
Target Audience: Grade 5-7.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The council at Caer Dallben --
The naming of the tasks --
In the shadow of Dark Gate --
The huntsmen of Annuvin --
Gwystyl --
A stone in the shoe --
The brooch --
The Marshes of Morva --
The cottage --
Little Dallben --
The plan --
The price --
The black Cochran --
The river --
The choice --
the Loss --
The war lord --
The final price.
Responsibility: Lloyd Alexander.

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Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.
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