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Rest In Peace: Lloyd Alexander

Sad news…

Author Lloyd Alexander has passed away.

Author Lloyd Alexander died 17 May 2007. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 30 January 1924, he was a children’s fantasy author for half a century (though he did also write several adult novels). He won the 1970 Newbery Award, and was a National Book Award Finalist, for The High King.

His books include three well-known series—The Chronicles of Prydain, The Westmark Trilogy, and The Vesper Holly Series—as well as at least 24 other books. His latest, The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio, is scheduled to be published by his long-time publisher, Henry Holt, in August 2007.

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2 Comments on Rest In Peace: Lloyd Alexander

  1. That’s really sad news. I remember reading the Prydain Chronicles back in middle school, they were one of my first introductions to SF.

  2. Anon E. Mouse // May 19, 2007 at 4:00 pm //

    The Prydain Chronicles were what started me reading. Sad news.

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