As per our current Database, Lloyd Alexander has been died on May 17, 2007 (age 83).
When Lloyd Alexander die, Lloyd Alexander was 83 years old.
|Popular As||Lloyd Alexander|
|Occupation||Young Adult Author|
|Age||83 years old|
|Born||January 30, 1924 (Philadelphia, PA)|
Lloyd Alexander’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Lloyd Alexander was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
A popular author of fantasy and young adult literature, he is best known for his Chronicles of Prydain series. A Newbery Medal recipient, he also won National Book Awards in both 1971 (for The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian) and 1982 (for Westmark).
He briefly attended Haverford College before serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. He decided at age fifteen that he wanted to become a writer; a decade and a half later, he published And Let the Credit Go (1955), his first novel.
His Chronicles of Prydain children's fantasy books focus on a young servant boy who tends to what turns out to be an oracular pig.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He married Janine Denni in 1946. The couple's daughter, Madeleine, passed away in 1990.
Walter Myers was another Writer of young adult fiction who won the National Book Award.