The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain


by Lloyd Alexander (Author)

Book Cover for The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain

Companion book
Pages: 98
Published: 1973

The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain is a collection of short high fantasy stories. All are prequels to The Chronicles of Prydain, Alexander's award-winning series of five novels published 1964 to 1968. The 1973 first edition of this book includes six stories; the 1999 edition, includes eight stories.

The stories include: The Foundling, The Stone, The True Enchanter, The Rascal Crow, The Sword, The Smith, the Weaver, and the Harper, Coll and His White Pig, and The Truthful Harp.

Series Summary


Series: Chronicles of Prydain
Tags: fantasy adventure animals medieval myth & legend magic classics
Series reading level: 9+
Books in series: 6
Should read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished

 Print series book list

Books in series order
1The Book of Three  (1964)
2The Black Cauldron  (1965)
3The Castle of Llyr  (1966)
4Taran Wanderer  (1967)
5The High King  (1968)
+ The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain  (1973)