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The Assistant Pig-Keeper

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 9
Categories: Adventure, Fantasy

Author

Lloyd
Alexander

Appeared in

The World Treasury of Children's Literature, III

Story Summary

Taran, the blacksmith's assistant wanted to make a sword and dreamed of being a knight, but when he went to Dallben the Wizard he was given the title of the Assistant Pig-Keeper and little did he know the adventures that lay ahead with Hen Wen the pig.