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Journeys to the end of the world, fantastic creatures, and epic battles between good and evil — what more could any reader ask for in one book? The book that has it all is the lion, the witch and the wardrobe, written in 1949 by C. S. Lewis. But Lewis did not stop there. Six more books followed,and together they became known as The Chronicles of Narnia.

For the past fifty years, The Chronicles of Narnia have transcended the fantasy genre to become part of the canon of classic literature. Each of the seven books is a masterpiece, drawing the reader into a world where magic meets reality, and the result is a fictional world whose scope has fascinated generations.

This edition presents all seven books — unabridged — in one impressive volume. The books are presented here according to Lewis's preferred order, each chapter graced with an illustration by the original artist, Pauline Baynes. This edition also contains C. S. Lewis's essay "On Three Ways of Writing for Children," in which he explains precisely how the magic of Narnia and the realm of fantasy appeal not only to children but to discerning readers of all ages. Deceptively simple and direct, The Chronicles of Narnia continue to captivate fans with adventures, characters, and truths that speak to all readers, even fifty years after the books were first published.

Synopsis:

A hardcover adult edition of this seven-book classic series by C. S. Lewis.Since its release in the middle of the last century, the Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted over sixty million readers---children, as well as adults. This new hardcover edition for adults includes all seven books, plus C. S. Lewis's essay, 'On Three Ways of Writing for Children.'

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Newbery Medal-winner Lois Lowry's acclaimed Giver Quartet series in a single-volume collection.

Synopsis:

Aand#160;beautiful gift edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's enchanting tale, fully illustrated by Jemima Catlin.
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"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." So begins one of the most beloved and delightful tales in the English language. Set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth, at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale, The Hobbit is one of literature's most enduring and well-loved novel.and#160;

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and#8220;A glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irresistible . . . All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts.and#8221; and#8211; New York Times Book Review
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Bilbo Baggins enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling farther than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep to whisk him away on a journey to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. . .
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Synopsis:

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Alexander Skarsgard, and Brenton Thwaites This first-ever Lois Lowry single-volume collection includes unabridged editions of the Newbery Medal-winning The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. Lois Lowry's groundbreaking dystopian series comes alive in a single portable volume. An affordable addition to the shelves of teen fans and collectors alike.

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:
9780060598242
Author:
Baynes, Pauline
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Illustrator:
Baynes, Pauline
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Author:
Walsh, Michael
Author:
Lewis, C.S.
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Author:
Baynes, Pauline
Author:
Catlin, Jemima
Author:
by C. S. Lewis and Pauline Baynes
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Religious - Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Good and evil
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Ritual & Practices
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
The Chronicles of Narnia
Series Volume:
36
Publication Date:
20041026
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-color throughout
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 784 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780060598242 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A hardcover adult edition of this seven-book classic series by C. S. Lewis.Since its release in the middle of the last century, the Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted over sixty million readers---children, as well as adults. This new hardcover edition for adults includes all seven books, plus C. S. Lewis's essay, 'On Three Ways of Writing for Children.'
"Synopsis" by ,
Newbery Medal-winner Lois Lowry's acclaimed Giver Quartet series in a single-volume collection.
"Synopsis" by ,
Aand#160;beautiful gift edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's enchanting tale, fully illustrated by Jemima Catlin.
and#160;
"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." So begins one of the most beloved and delightful tales in the English language. Set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth, at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale, The Hobbit is one of literature's most enduring and well-loved novel.and#160;

and#160;

"Synopsis" by ,
and#8220;A glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irresistible . . . All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts.and#8221; and#8211; New York Times Book Review
and#160;
Aand#160;beautiful gift edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's enchanting tale, fully illustrated by Jemima Catlin.
and#160;
Bilbo Baggins enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling farther than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep to whisk him away on a journey to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. . .
and#160;

and#160;

and#160;

"Synopsis" by ,
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Alexander Skarsgard, and Brenton Thwaites This first-ever Lois Lowry single-volume collection includes unabridged editions of the Newbery Medal-winning The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. Lois Lowry's groundbreaking dystopian series comes alive in a single portable volume. An affordable addition to the shelves of teen fans and collectors alike.
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