Song of the Lioness

4 books in series
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Alanna, The First Adventure Publisher's Summary

Alanna of Trebond is no ordinary girl: her dream is to become a knight. So she disguises herself as a boy and begins training at the palace of King Roald. Alanna quickly finds out that the road to knighthood is not an easy one, but her skills and stubbornness help her become friends with Prince Jonathan and his followers. At the same time, Alanna makes an enemy of the prince's uncle, the overly charming Duke Roger.

Here begins Alanna's first adventure, one that will lead not only to fulfillment of her dreams but to a magical destiny that will make her a legend.

©1983 Tamora Pierce (P)2000 Random House, Inc., Listening Library, an Imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
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  • Book 1

    • Alanna, The First Adventure

    • Song of the Lioness, Book 1
    • By: Tamora Pierce
    • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 865
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 872

    Alanna of Trebond is no ordinary girl: her dream is to become a knight. So she disguises herself as a boy and begins training at the palace of King Roald. Alanna quickly finds out that the road to knighthood is not an easy one, but her skills and stubborness help her become friends with Prince Jonathan and his followers. At the same time, Alanna makes an enemy of the prince's uncle, the overly charming Duke Roger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my favorite

    • By Hallie on 08-19-04

    Regular price: $19.93

  • Book 2

    • In the Hand of the Goddess

    • Song of the Lioness, Book 2
    • By: Tamora Pierce
    • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,095
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 820
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 828

    Disguised as a boy, Alanna of Trebond becomes a squire, to none other than the prince of the realm. But Prince Jonathan is much more to Alanna; he is her ally, her best friend, and one of the few who knows that she's really a girl. Now it will take all of Alanna's awesome skill, strength, and growing magical powers to protect him from the mysterious evil sorcerer who is bent on his destruction, and hers!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing read, and amazing series

    • By Nataliya on 07-09-18

    Regular price: $19.93

  • Book 3

    • The Woman Who Rides Like a Man

    • Song of the Lioness, Book 3
    • By: Tamora Pierce
    • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 917
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 670
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 672

    A knight at last, Alanna of Trebond heads out to seek adventure in the desert of Tortall. Captured by desert tribesmen, she is forced to prove herself in a magical duel to the death. But her real challenge doesn't come until after she wins. As the first female shaman, Alanna must fight to change the ancient traditions of the stubborn desert tribes, for their own sake and for the sake of all Tortall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Narration

    • By Leah F. on 02-12-13

    Regular price: $19.93

  • Book 4

    • Lioness Rampant

    • Song of the Lioness, Book 4
    • By: Tamora Pierce
    • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 903
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664

    At last, Alanna of Trebond has become the first female knight errant in Tortall. She sets out on an impossible quest to find the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem that, in the right hands, has limitless power for good. But while she searches for the one thing that can save her war-torn country, her nemesis returns from the dead and begins to wreak havoc. Only Alanna has the power to prevent Tortall's utter destruction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OK! Now what?

    • By Benjamin on 05-16-05

    Regular price: $21.27