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Title: The Book of Three
Author: Lloyd Alexander
Published: Square Fish
Assistant Pig-Keeper Taran is bored with his life. He longs for a great adventure. Then one day Prydain's only oracular pig gets loose and runs away into the woods. Taran is responsible for Hen Wen the pig so he takes it upon himself to find her even if it means leaving his simple life behind. Taran quickly finds out that with adventure comes danger when he comes face to face with the great Horned King and his army who want nothing but to destroy all in their path.
A Simple task of finding a pig becomes more of an heroic task. With the help of some new found friends Taran hopes to find Hen Wen before the Horned King does. Together with his new friends Taran learns that heroism is no easy task.