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Lloyd Alexander

  • Birth 30 Jan 1924 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 17 May 2007 Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Monticello Mausoleum, B4-Back Wall
  • Memorial ID 19427949

Author. A writer of children's fantasy fiction books, he is best known for the "Chronicles of Prydain" series and won the Newbery Medal for "The High King" in 1969. Another of his novels, "The Black Cauldron", was made into a 1985 Walt Disney Studios animated motion picture. After serving in the United States Army during World War II, he attended the University of Paris. His first book, "And Let the Credit Go", was published in 1955. Some of his other notable works include "My Five Tigers" (1956), "The Truthful Harp" (1967), "The Marvelous Misadventure of Sebastian" (1970), "The King's Fountain" (1971), "The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man" (1973), and "Dream-of-Jade: The Emperor's Cat" (2005).

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  • Added: 18 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19427949
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lloyd Alexander (30 Jan 1924–17 May 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19427949, citing Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .