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Lloyd Alexander

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Lloyd Chudley Alexander wrote more than forty books as an influential author. An American writer, he wrote mostly fantasy for youth and young adults. He succeeded in his first children fantasy book, Time Cat, which he created from his cat, Solomon. In the story he renamed him Gareth.
He recounted that his heroes were Arthur, Shakespeare, not Superman and Batman.
He passed away May 17, 2007, a few weeks after the death of his wife.