Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain Book 1)

The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain Book 1)


The Newbery-winning fantasy series now available in gorgeous new paperback editions! Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes Eilonwy, the strong-willed and sharp-tongued princess; Fflewddur Fflam, the hyperbole-prone bard; the ever-faithful Gurgi; and the curmudgeonly Doli―all of whom have become inv…

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Underappreciated (or overlooked) animated movies(r/movies)

If you want to leak salty water from facial orifices, then The Black Cauldron is a good bet (mainly from one scene towards the end).

A pretty much forgotten Disney animated film from the mid 80’s. And a lot darker than you may expect.


So… apparently the trauma from watching this film as a child has stayed with more people than I may have expected.

Also, as various people have mentioned in this thread, the film was based on the second in a series of childrens fantasy novels. They appear at least in the US and the UK to still be available to purchase.

If you remember the film but haven’t read the books, personally I’d recommend them. Just remember they’re childrens books.

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Lloyd Alexander

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Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed

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Square Fish

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