The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

By Lloyd Alexander
Read by Steven Crossley

7.89 Hours 10/26/2016 unabridged
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Noble Prince Jen is the one person that his father, King Ta’i, trusts enough to send on a mission to the legendary kingdom of Tien-Kuo. The prince eagerly begins his quest bearing only enormous pride and humble gifts. From the onset, however, the young ruler marches headlong into misfortune, miscreants, and unexpected adventure. Separated from his faithful servant, the prince finds himself fending off murderers, falling prey to trickery, and searching for a village girl who plays a magic flute. But it isn’t until he faces his most challenging personal trial that the heroic traveler fully realizes the astonishing power hidden in each humble gift. Steven Crossley’s narration of Newbery Medal–winner Lloyd Alexander’s remarkably inventive tale delivers all the mystery and magic that accompany the prince on his high adventure. A Parents’ Choice Award-winner, this book is also a Booklists Top of the List Fiction Award-winner. For another adventure by this wonderful author, listen to The Iron Ring.

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Noble Prince Jen is the one person that his father, King Ta’i, trusts enough to send on a mission to the legendary kingdom of Tien-Kuo. The prince eagerly begins his quest bearing only enormous pride and humble gifts. From the onset, however, the young ruler marches headlong into misfortune, miscreants, and unexpected adventure. Separated from his faithful servant, the prince finds himself fending off murderers, falling prey to trickery, and searching for a village girl who plays a magic flute. But it isn’t until he faces his most challenging personal trial that the heroic traveler fully realizes the astonishing power hidden in each humble gift. Steven Crossley’s narration of Newbery Medal–winner Lloyd Alexander’s remarkably inventive tale delivers all the mystery and magic that accompany the prince on his high adventure. A Parents’ Choice Award-winner, this book is also a Booklists Top of the List Fiction Award-winner. For another adventure by this wonderful author, listen to The Iron Ring.

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Author Bio: Lloyd Alexander

Lloyd Alexander (1924–2007) was the author of more than forty books for children and adults, including the beloved children’s fantasy series, the Chronicles of Prydain, one of the most widely read series in the history of fantasy and the inspiration for the animated Disney film The Black Cauldron. His books have won numerous awards, including the Newbery Medal, the Newbery Honor, and the National Book Award for Juvenile Literature.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 7.89
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English