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The Stone

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 10
Categories: Fantasy, Irish

Author

Lloyd
Alexander

Appeared in

The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain

Story Summary

When Maibon the farmer helps a Dwarf escape a trap, he asks in return for the stone that will give him eternal youth but quickly grows tired of it when he realizes the whole world is frozen in time.