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Chronicles of Narnia #02: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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What begins as a simple game of hide-and-seek quickly turns into the adventure of a lifetime when Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy walk through the wardrobe and into the land of Narnia. There they find a cold, snow-covered country frozen in eternal winter by the evil White Witch. All who challenge her rule are turned into stone. Narnia, once filled with all manner of Talking Beasts, Dwarfs, Giants and Fauns, is now a dark, joyless wasteland.

The children can only hope that Aslan, the Great Lion, will return to Narnia and restore beauty and peace to the land. But will the power of Aslan be enough to conquer the dark magic of the White Witch?

Now considered a classic, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobeis C. S. Lewis's second book in The Chronicles of Narnia, which has captured the imaginations of children for several generations.

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The hardcover edition of The Lion, the Witch and Wardrobe now has a movie still image on the jacket!

About the Author

Clive Staples Lewis, was born in Belfast, Ireland, in 1898. As a child, he was fascinated by the fairy tales, myths, and ancient legends recounted to him by his Irish nurse. The image of a faun carrying parcels and an umbrella in a snowy wood came to him when he was sixteen. Many years later, the faun was joined by an evil queen and a magnificient lion. Their story became The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe. Six further Chronicles of Narnia followed, and the final title, The Last Battle, was awarded the United Kingdom's prestigious Carnegie Award.

Lewis was Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Magdalen College, Oxford, and later was Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, where he remained until his death in 1963. He wrote numerous books of literary criticism and on Christianity, the best-knowing being The Screwtape Letters, as well as four novels for adults. The seven books of The Chronicles of Narnia were his only works for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060765491
Author:
Baynes, Pauline
Publisher:
HarperFestival
Illustrator:
Baynes, Pauline
Author:
Lewis, C.S.
Author:
Baynes, Pauline
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Narnia (imaginary place)
Subject:
Movie Tie - In
Edition Description:
Hardcover HarperCollins
Series:
Chronicles of Narnia
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20051025
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 31.68 oz
Age Level:
08-UP

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