Taran dreams of fighting heroic battles instead of being an Assistant Pig-Keeper... until Hen Wen, the magical pig, disappears. With the land of Prydain under threat by the evil Horned King, and Taran searching for Hen Wen, he is drawn into a dangerous quest. Coming face-to-face with warriors and witches, a princess and a poet, creatures fierce and friendly, Taran is about to learn what it truly takes to be a hero.
This is Book 6 in the Usborne Modern Classics Series. See all Usborne Modern Classics books here.
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Lloyd Alexander is one of America's most distinguished writers and the award-winning author of The Chronicles of Prydain. He has won the Newbery Medal and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Children's Literature from Parents' Choice and another from the World Fantasy Convention.More about Lloyd Alexander