Fantastical Adventures Of The Invisible Boy by Lloyd Alexander
  

Fantastical Adventures Of The Invisible Boy

Written by Lloyd Alexander

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A riotously funny and deeply personal story of wonder, discovery and friendship, full of eccentric characters and fantastical adventures, by one of America’s best-loved authors. Will be loved equally by boys and girls from 8 upwards.

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Fantastical Adventures Of The Invisible Boy by Lloyd Alexander

When David falls ill his tough old Aunt Annie offers to tutor him, and he soon grows fond of The Gawgon, as he nicknames her because of her resemblance to the terrifying Gorgon Medusa of Greek myth. Together they embark on exciting imaginary adventures rescuing King Tut’s treasure, scaling mountains and outwitting master criminals.

About the Author

Lloyd Alexander
Alexander was born in Philadelphia,Pennslvania, in 1924 and grew up in the suburb of Drexil Hilll. His father was a stockbroker and their family was greatly affected by the Great Depression. His most famous contribution to the field of children's literature is the fantasy series The Chronicles of Prydaiin. The first two books in this series formed the basis of the Disney animated film The Black Cauldron. The concluding book of the series, The High Kingg was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1969. Alexander's other books have also won the National Book Award and the American Book Award. He died on May 17 2007

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Format

Paperback

Author

Lloyd Alexander
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

29th April 2005

ISBN

9780746060414

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