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.
Part of the Usborne Modern Classic series: timeless stories from award-winning authors.
Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy.
The strongest high fantasy written for children in our times.
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