Lloyd Alexander, Prolific Children’s Author Dies

May 18, 2007

Lloyd Alexander died at his home in a Philadelphia suburb on Thursday, May 17th; he was 83. The 5-volume series Chronicles Of Prydain was perhaps his most famous work. The last volume in the series, The High King won the Newberry Medal in 1969. The first two books in the series were made into the Disney film, The Black Cauldron. His last book, The Golden Dream Of Carlos Chuchio, is set to be published in August, 2007.