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Book Reviews of The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2)

The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2)
The Black Cauldron - Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2
Author: Lloyd Alexander
ISBN-13: 9780440406495
ISBN-10: 0440406498
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 240
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 82 ratings
Publisher: Yearling
Book Type: Paperback
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12 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 44 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
If you like witches and evil doers and heroes this book if for you ages10 and up
reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 35 more book reviews
Great kids series and Newbery Honor and ALA Notable Children's Book
reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 7 more book reviews
Not a great book...but if you like the movie you might like the book.
reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 157 more book reviews
This was the one and only fantasy book I ever had as an assigned reading in school. What is it about mainstream dramatic fiction that sustains its lifeblood? I am clueless. But I loved this book, loved the series, and loved having a teacher to discuss it with. This is well written and if Harry Potter strikes you as too intense for children, then this would be the alternative I would suggest.
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Great little story with lots of action and adventure. Good read for older youngsters.
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Good book. I am glad I added it to my personal library.
reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 188 more book reviews
This ISBN was also used for a Paperback edition.
trevor avatar reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 38 more book reviews
I read this series as a boy and it made a huge impact on me. Since then, many juvenile fantasy series have come along, but this one still has to rate at the top.
harmony85 avatar reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 982 more book reviews
A Newbery Award Honor Book.

More fantasy from a popular author.

Ages 10-14 or so.
chrisnsally avatar reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 113 more book reviews
Taran, Assistant Pig Keeper to the Sage Dallben, once again joins Lord Gwydion to defend Prydian agains the evil Arawn. Their band of warriors attempts to steal the Black Cauldron, the source of Arawn's undead minions, only to discover that it has been removed from Arawn's stronghold. This is a fun and light hearted tale to be enjoyed by young readers and adults too.
eatsleepread avatar reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 29 more book reviews
great series
royaltech avatar reviewed The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain, Bk 2) on + 126 more book reviews
"Taran, the gallant Assistant Pig-keeper, and his companions once again fare forth to destroy the evil that threatens their beloved country, Prydain.... A wise and wondrous tale written in epic fashion." --Booklist