Lloyd Alexander
Lloyd Alexander (1924-2007) was an American author of fantasy novels for young adults and children. He is best known for his Chronicles of Prydain series and is also the author of the Vesper Holly series and Westmark Trilogy. He won the Newbery Medal for his 1969 novel The High King.

Lloyd Alexander wanted to be a writer ever since he was 15. He realized this dream in 1955 with the novel And Let the Credit Go, an autobiographical satire of his experiences as a bank messenger. His final novel was The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio and was published in 2007. Below is a list of Lloyd Alexander’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of The Chronicles of Prydain Books

The Book of Three (1964)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Black Cauldron (1965)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Castle of Llyr (1966)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Taran Wanderer (1967)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The High King (1968)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Westmark Trilogy Books

Westmark (1981)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Kestrel (1982)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Beggar Queen (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Vesper Holly Books

The Illyrian Adventure (1986)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The El Dorado Adventure (1987)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Drackenberg Adventure (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Jedera Adventure (1989)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Philadelphia Adventure (1990)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Xanadu Adventure (2005)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

And Let the Credit Go (1955)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
My Five Tigers The Cats in My Life (1956)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Time Cat (1963)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Fifty Years in the Doghouse (1964)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Send for Ryan! (1965)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian (1970)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The King's Fountain (1971)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Four Donkeys (1972)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man (1973)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Wizard in the Tree (1974)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen (1991)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Prydain Chronicles (1991)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Arkadians (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The House Gobbaleen (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Iron Ring (1997)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Gypsy Rizka (1999)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
How the Cat Swallowed Thunder (2000)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Fantastical Adventures of the Invisible Boy / The Gawgon and the Boy (2001)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
A Lloyd Alexander Collection (2001)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Rope Trick (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dream-of-Jade (2005)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain (1973)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Town Cats and Other Tales (1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Picture Books

Coll and His White Pig (1965)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Truthful Harp (1967)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Fortune-Tellers (1992)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

August Bondi: Border Hawk (1958)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Aaron Lopez: The Flagship Hope (1960)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
My Cats and Me: The Story of an Understanding (A Blank Journal) (1989)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Note: The Gawgon and the Boy was published in the UK as The Fantastical Adventures of the Invisible Boy.

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Lloyd Alexander Synopsis: The Fortune Tellers is a picture book by Lloyd Alexander and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. It’s the story of a young man who becomes the village fortune teller.

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